UAE confirms 4 cases of new Chinese virus, first in Mideast

The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday confirmed the first cases in the Mideast of the new Chinese virus that causes…

The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday confirmed the first cases in the Mideast of the new Chinese virus that causes flu-like symptoms, saying doctors now were treating four members of a Chinese family that had just come from a city at the epicenter of the outbreak.

The UAE’s state-run WAM news agency made the announcements citing the Health and Prevention Ministry, but offered no details on where they were receiving treatment, nor when they arrived.

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