Medical staff at the Jinyintan hospital in Wuhan, China, where patients with pneumonia caused by the new strain of coronavirus are being treated. Photo: Reuters

Beyond the China coronavirus: the deadly diseases Hong Kong and Asia have beaten before

  • From Sars to Mers, swine flu to bird flu, the plague to the Hong Kong flu of 1968: here are the other times Asia has fought off deadly diseases
  • Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses common in animals, including camels and bats.
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Medical staff at the Jinyintan hospital in Wuhan, China, where patients with pneumonia caused by the new strain of coronavirus are being treated. Photo: Reuters
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