Chinese expert says new virus cluster in northeast behaving differently

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May 21, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area
Chinese expert says new virus cluster in northeast behaving differently

Doctors in China are reporting that the coronavirus strain detected in a new outbreak in the northeast of the country is behaving differently to what was found in the initial outbreak, raising concerns the virus is changing as it spreads, the Reuters news agency reported Wednesday.

The report quoted Qiu Haibo, an expert in critical care medicine who is part of a National Health Commission expert group, saying that new clusters of infections in the northeastern border provinces of Jilin and Heilongjiang were different to those diagnosed in Wuhan.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)


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