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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) imaging features overlap with SARS and MERS

In December 2019, a lower respiratory tract febrile illness of unknown origin was reported in a cluster of patients in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.

A novel strain of coronavirus isolated from the bronchoalveolar lavage of the patients was determined to be responsible for the outbreak. The pulmonary syndrome was later named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) by the World Health Organization.

 

Covid19 overlap SARS MERS FebMch2020