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Your Questions Answered About the Coronavirus

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Travellers wearing face mask walk through the departure hall at West Kowloon Station on January 23, 2020 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong reported its first two cases of Wuhan coronavirus infections as the number of those who have died from the virus in China climbed to seventeen on Wednesday and cases have been reported in other countries including the United States,Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea.  (Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

At least 26 people were dead Friday, as China stepped up its response to the spread of a new strain of coronavirus, which causes respiratory illness. Authorities halted air and rail transportation in and out of thirteen cities around the center of the outbreak, as millions are preparing to travel for the Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday. We’ll get the latest on the virus and take your questions.

 

 

Guests:

Charles Chiu, professor of medicine, UCSF

Lesley McClurg, science reporter, KQED

Christine Kreuder Johnson, professor of epidemiology & ecosystem health, UC Davis

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