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Novel Human Pathogenic Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

  title={Novel Human Pathogenic Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2},
  author={L. E. S{\'a}nchez and Isabel Sol{\'a} Gurpegui and Sonia Z{\'u}{\~n}iga Lucas},
The new human coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, Central China, in December 2019, has been named SARS-CoV-2 by the International Coronavirus Study Group. This coronavirus (CoV) that has already been extended to 171 countries, has a sequence identity higher than 80% with the SARS-CoV that emerged in Guandong province of South East China in 2002. This novel virus SARS-CoV-2 is causing a pandemic, certainly the most important one in the recent decades, as it has already affected 491,623 people (as… Expand
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