The deadly Chinese coronavirus that has sickened more than 300 people could be passed through saliva, officials today suggested. China’s National Health Commission yesterday confirmed that the never-before-seen SARS-like coronavirus had spread between humans. And now the body has revealed the unnamed infection is spread from the lungs and may travel in saliva – such as through coughs. Taiwan today confirmed its first case of the lethal bug, which has killed six people in the Chinese city of Wuhan, home to 11million people. As Taiwan becomes the fourth territory to report a case of the virus outside of China, following Thailand, South Korea and Japan, it can also be revealed that: A total of 325 people have caught the virus across Asia, including 20 healthcare workers Cases have risen six-fold in the space of a few days, with just 48 confirmed cases on January 17 Australia and the Philippines are investigating suspected cases of the coronavirus, which causes a fever and can cause pneumonia North Korea has temporarily banned all tourists from entering the country over fears the Chinese coronavirus will spread South Korean budget airline T’way Air has postponed the launch of its cheap flights to Wuhan, the Chinese city… Read full this story
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