President of the Bavarian state office for health and food safety, Andreas Zapf (third left) and Bavarian Health Minister Melanie Huml (centre) speak during a news conference to confirm a German case of coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
President of the Bavarian state office for health and food safety, Andreas Zapf (third left) and Bavarian Health Minister Melanie Huml (centre) speak during a news conference to confirm a German case of coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE

China coronavirus: German man infected by colleague who had travelled to Wuhan

  • Patient is from Starnberg area of Bavaria, in what is believed to be the first human transmission in Europe
  • Germany seeking to repatriate 90 citizens living in Wuhan area

President of the Bavarian state office for health and food safety, Andreas Zapf (third left) and Bavarian Health Minister Melanie Huml (centre) speak during a news conference to confirm a German case of coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
President of the Bavarian state office for health and food safety, Andreas Zapf (third left) and Bavarian Health Minister Melanie Huml (centre) speak during a news conference to confirm a German case of coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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