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A study reveals that coronavirus had spread around the world by late 2019

The virus was spreading long before widespread testing was rolled out. Image: REUTERS/Antonio Parrinello

Kate Kelland

Correspondent, Reuters

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The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020.
The virus was predicted to have emerged and spread from China between October and December 2019. Image: Reuters/ Alissa Eckert, Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout

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