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In France died tourist from China, which were identified coronavirus COVID-19. On Saturday, February 15, reports Reuters with reference to the Minister of health of the country Agnès Buzin.
According to the Agency, only in France there are 11 cases of infection. It is noted that this is the first recorded case of death from the coronavirus in Europe.
Earlier on Saturday, the Ministry of science and technology of China called bats the most likely source and carrier of the deadly coronavirus. Head of Department for scientific-technical development Department At Yanbin suggested that these animals suffer pneumonia caused by indicated virus, if you exclude his connection with poultry and livestock.
According to the latest data, the number of victims of coronavirus has reached 1526. Just COVID-19 infected more than 67 thousand people have recovered from the disease more than 8.3 thousands. An outbreak of coronavirus was first recorded in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December last year. In addition to China, the cases have been detected in more than 20 countries. The virus is transmitted from person to person. Its symptoms are fever, fatigue and cough.
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