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Two cases of a new type of coronavirus recorded in the French cities of Paris and Bordeaux, said the Minister of health of France Agnes Busan. Her words quoted by Franceinfo.
Buzen said that 48-year-old patient from Bordeaux came back from China and went to the doctors with symptoms on January 23. The man was hospitalized in an individual box. According to the Minister, after returning to France, he had contact with a dozen people.
The second cases is also in a private room of a Parisian hospital Bichat.
Earlier it became known that China had cured the first patient with a coronavirus. Scientists have also found that the source of the virus were snakes and bats and its rapid spread is due to enough high level of development of livestock industry in China.
According to the latest data, there are 876 cases of infection 2019-nCoV, including 26 deaths. Most of the infections occurred in China. The disease is identified outside of China — in Japan, South Korea, Thailand, USA. The Chinese authorities in order to limit the spread of the disease, almost totally isolated the residents of the cities of Wuhan, Huanggang and Ezhou. Also, the authorities refused to hold major events to celebrate the Chinese new year.
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