Q&A: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

A health official watches travelers on a thermographic monitor at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. China’s Wuhan city announced that another patient had died due to the mysterious SARS-like virus on the previous day. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian) XVT10 XVT10

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. Governments are stepping up surveillance of airline passengers from central China and taking other steps to try to control the outbreak. Here's what you should know about the illness: WHAT IS THE NEW VIRUS? Scientists have...

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