New Tech, Sharp Docs Made Fast ID of Wuhan Coronavirus Possible
|01/18/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
The new virus emerging from a live animal market in southern China has worrisome echoes of severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, which killed 774 people worldwide in 2002 and 2003.
Two people have died from the new virus, which is closely related to the SARS virus. Forty-one people have become ill. Three travelers have carried it to Thailand and Japan.
Georgetown University infectious diseases physician Daniel Lucey worked on SARS in 2003 in China, Hong Kong and Toronto.
He says this outbreak is different in three ways.
Chinese scientists have tools that were not available in 2002. read more >>>