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      New mysterious virus

      There is a mysterious and dangerous new virus abroad.{} The World Health Organization says at least a dozen people have become sick with the new virus it calls NCoV, or novel coronavirus.{} This potentially fatal S.A.R.S.-like virus was first identified in September of last year.{} Symptoms of infection with the virus include an acute respiratory infection, fever and a cough.{} Others have suffered pneumonia and kidney failure.Fortunately, doctors say the virus appears to be hard to get and there's no evidence of sustained human-to-human transmission.{} So far, it has only showed up over seas, but experts say they wouldn't be surprised if it appeared in the United States.{} The centers for disease control and prevention is advising doctors to ask patients with certain symptoms about their recent travels.

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