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Everything we know about the mysterious, deadly Wuhan coronavirus sweeping across China

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    A mysterious coronavirus has killed six and infected
    around 300 people in China, and has spread to at least four
    other countries.
  
  
    Experts say the virus can pass from human to human, and
    are fighting to understand it and stop it from spreading
    further.
  
  
    
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    Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
  

  China is dealing with the outbreak of a mysterious virus that has
  infected around 300 people and killed six, as well as travelling
  to other countries.

  Authorities are fighting to stop it from spreading as millions
  travel for Chinese New Year, and scientists are trying to
  understand the virus, which has not been seen by humans before,
  and its effects.

  The virus, called 2019-nCoV, is a coronavirus - which is one that
  infects the nose, throat, or sinuses - and has pneumonia-like
  symptoms. Experts say it can be spread from human to human.

  Here's what we know:

  • A mysterious coronavirus has killed six and infected around 300 people in China, and has spread to at least four other countries.
  • Experts say the virus can pass from human to human, and are fighting to understand it and stop it from spreading further.
  • Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.

China is dealing with the outbreak of a mysterious virus that has infected around 300 people and killed six, as well as travelling to other countries.

Authorities are fighting to stop it from spreading as millions travel for Chinese New Year, and scientists are trying to understand the virus, which has not been seen by humans before, and its effects.

The virus, called 2019-nCoV, is a coronavirus - which is one that infects the nose, throat, or sinuses - and has pneumonia-like symptoms. Experts say it can be spread from human to human.

Here's what we know:

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