The new coronavirus is less deadly than Sars but has affected far more people. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus on track to kill more people than Sars, experts say

  • The new contagion may be far less deadly than severe acute respiratory syndrome but it has already infected more than four times as many people
  • As of Friday, the death toll from the novel coronavirus stood at 724, just 89 short of the Sars total from 2002-03
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The new coronavirus is less deadly than Sars but has affected far more people. Photo: Xinhua
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