New coronavirus from China can spread by human contact

The virus that has left at least three dead in China has spread from human to human contact, officials said, as the CDC screens hundreds of passengers from Wuhan at JFK, LAX and SFO in the U.S.

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China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.

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