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First Death of Covid-19 Announced
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"On Jan. 11, Chinese state media reported the first known death from an illness caused by the virus, which had infected dozens of people. The 61-year-old man who died was a regular customer at the market in Wuhan. The report of his death came just before one of China’s biggest holidays, when hundreds of millions of people travel across the country."
"January 11, 2020
WHO tweets that it has received the genetic sequences of the novel coronavirus from China and expects that the information will shortly become publicly available.
CDC updates its Travel Health Notice (THN) system for persons traveling to Wuhan, China to Level 1 or “practice usual precautions.”
China reports the first death from the novel coronavirus and publishes a draft genome of the newly discovered coronavirus suspected of causing the outbreak. By January 12, 2020, four other genomes have been uploaded to the viral sequence database curated by the Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID)."
Analysis for First Death of Covid-19 Announced
2020-01-11 Unknown Time GMT
30° 35′ 33.9″ N 114° 18′ 18.9″ E
Wuhan, Hubei, China
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