China Reveals 17 More Cases of the New 'Corona' Virus
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The total number of infected in China increased by the figures announced on Sunday to 62, all of them in central Wuhan, while two died from the virus, which raised the concerns of the authorities preparing to celebrate the new lunar year in which many Chinese travel.
Memories of an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in Asia in 2002 and 2003 are fresh in their minds, when they appeared in China and claimed about 800 lives worldwide.
Corona virus strains can cause infections ranging from common cold to acute respiratory infection (SARS).