The new Coronavirus….

It’s London1_novel CoV 2012 and it’s made some people very sick. The NPR version of the story is here.

Money quote:

Both patients showed symptoms similar SARS. But thanks to fast and accurate gene sequencing, health officials quickly realized that this isn’t SARS or even a known coronavirus that causes colds. Rather it’s a totally new virus that needs to be handled with caution until more is known about it.