Chinese Health Report Says 80% of Virus Cases Have Been Mild

Health officials in China published the first details on nearly 45,000 cases of the novel coronavirus disease that originated there, saying more than 80% have been mild and new ones seem to be falling, although it's far too soon to tell whether the outbreak has peaked.

  • Published 17 February 2020

(AP) - Health officials in China have published the first details on nearly 45,000 cases of the novel coronavirus disease that originated there, saying more than 80% have been mild and new ones seem to be falling since early this month, although it's far too soon to tell whether the outbreak has peaked. Monday's report from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention gives the World Health Organization a "clearer picture of the outbreak,… Read at AP News