The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new virus that researchers first identified in Wuhan province, China, in late 2019. It resulted in a number of cases in China, and then the virus spread to other countries, including the U.S.
In some people, the symptoms progressed to organ failure and death.
Cause of 2019-nCoV
The cause of the illness is a coronavirus. Other viruses of this type have been responsible for outbreaks of pneumonia and related illnesses such as Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
Other wuhan coronavirus (2019-ncov) symptoms and signs
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