China Reports First Death Outside Virus Epicentre: Official

China Virus: The death in Hebei increases the total death toll in China from the virus to 18.

China Reports First Death Outside Virus Epicentre: Official

The SARS-like virus epidemic is believed to have originated in Hubei

Beijing:

Authorities in China reported on Thursday the first death outside of Hubei, the central province where a new SARS-like virus epidemic is believed to have originated.

The health commission in northern Hebei province, which borders Beijing, said in a statement that an 80-year-old man diagnosed with the new virus died on January 22.

The death in Hebei increases the total death toll in China from the virus to 18.



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