China has confirmed 1,287 cases of patients infected with the new coronavirus. (Reuters image)
China has confirmed 1,287 cases of patients infected with the new coronavirus. (Reuters image)

Coronavirus Explainer: The new horror on the horizon

Almost 4500 cases of a new viral respiratory illness have been confirmed since an outbreak began last month in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Scientists have identified the illness as a new kind of coronavirus. Here is a look at what it is...
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 05:20 PM IST

 

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