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Have we been fighting a very different disease to China?

4 May 2020

10:13 PM

4 May 2020

10:13 PM

One of the great mysteries of coronavirus is how the epidemic has become much more severe in Europe and North America than in the Far East. A disease which appeared to be on the wane in China, South Korea and elsewhere in mid-February suddenly erupted with a vengeance in Europe in March, with death tolls quickly surpassing those in Wuhan.

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