Philippines and Australia probe suspected cases of Wuhan virus

Travellers wearing face masks to ward off the deadly coronavirus at Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan in southern China's Hubei province.- AP

MANILA (The Straits Times/ANN): Health officials are investigating two patients in the Philippines and Australia showing symptoms of a new, mysterious coronavirus spreading from China's Wuhan province.

A five-year-old boy was taken to a hospital in Cebu City, in central Philippines, just hours after he arrived with his mother from Wuhan on Jan 12. He was coughing and had a fever.

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