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China coronavirus: Six questions scientists are asking

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Nature 577, 605-607 (2020)


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  • Update 28 January 2020: News about the outbreak is changing rapidly. This article has been updated to include more recent figures on reported cases and deaths from the virus and more recent information on efforts to understand the genetic sequence of the virus, how it spreads and its animal source. A PDF of the original version of this story is available as Supplementary Information.


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  1. New China virus- Five questions scientists are asking 22-Jan-2020


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