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China warns of new virus that has sickened 35 people

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Nearly three dozen people have been sickened by a new virus spreading in China — with scientists warning it is too early to tell if it is deadly or spreads among humans.
The Langya henipavirus — or LayV — appears to be jumping from animals in parts of China, nearly three years after the coronavirus pandemic started there.
It belongs to a family of viruses that “are known to infect humans and cause fatal disease,” a Chinese-led team of international scientists wrote in the peer-reviewed paper.
That includes the Nipah virus, which spreads from pigs and kills up to 75% of those infected, according to the World Health Organization.
However, so far none of the 35 confirmed LayV cases have proven deadly.

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