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Re: coronavirus
« on: January 27, 2020, 03:11:28 PM »
First, for perspective, "CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 15 million flu illnesses, 140,000 hospitalizations and 8,200 deaths from flu". Get your flu shots, people.
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/index.htm
The genome of the coronavirus is reported to be 80-90% identical to the one found in bats.
https://www.statnews.com/2020/01/24/dna-sleuths-read-coronavirus-genome-tracing-origins-and-mutations/
Its also reported now that the infection may have started elsewhere and then spread through the wet market.
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/01/wuhan-seafood-market-may-not-be-source-novel-virus-spreading-globally


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