Hundreds of US-bound migrants cross river to reach Mexico

Tuesday, 21 January 2020 - 6:55

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The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities.

There are now more than 200 cases, mostly in Wuhan, though the respiratory illness has also been detected in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen.

Three people have died. Japan, Thailand and South Korea have reported cases.

China confirmed that the new strain of corona-virus, which causes a type of pneumonia, can pass from person to person.



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