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China’s New Outbreak Shows Signs the Virus Could Be Changing

  • Patients in new cluster take longer to show symptoms, recover
  • Uncertainty over virus mutation is hindering control efforts
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Chinese doctors are seeing the coronavirus manifest differently among patients in its new cluster of cases in the northeast region compared to the original outbreak in Wuhan, suggesting that the pathogen may be changing in unknown ways and complicating efforts to stamp it out.