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A electron microscope image of a coronavirus is seen in this undated picture provided by the Health Protection Agency in London February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Health Protection Agency/Handout

A electron microscope image of a coronavirus is seen in this undated picture provided by the Health Protection Agency in London February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Health Protection Agency/Handout

A electron microscope image of a coronavirus is seen in this undated picture provided by the Health Protection Agency in London February 19, 2013. REUTERS/Health Protection Agency/Handout
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Medical workers look at an infrared thermal scanner to monitor arriving passengers at Manila's International Airport September 27, 2012. The Philippine Bureau of Quarantine is closely monitoring the country's airports after the World Health Organization (WHO) released a global alert of a new coronavirus, where the first case was recorded in Saudi Arabia, local media recorded. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

Medical workers look at an infrared thermal scanner to monitor arriving passengers at Manila's International Airport September 27, 2012. The Philippine Bureau of Quarantine is closely monitoring the country's airports after the World Health...more

Medical workers look at an infrared thermal scanner to monitor arriving passengers at Manila's International Airport September 27, 2012. The Philippine Bureau of Quarantine is closely monitoring the country's airports after the World Health Organization (WHO) released a global alert of a new coronavirus, where the first case was recorded in Saudi Arabia, local media recorded. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
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