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None of suspected Wuhan coronavirus cases confirmed in Ukraine

The HKU1 coronavirus detected has been roaming Ukraine for decades.

None of suspected Wuhan coronavirus cases confirmed in Ukraine
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None of the suspected 2019-nCoV coronavirus cases has been confirmed in Ukraine by 27 January, the Ukrainian Health Ministry has said on Facebook.

"There were reports about three suspected cases of the 2019-nCoV coronavirus infection in Ukraine. None of the three cases has been confirmed," it specified.

The Kyiv city laboratory centre added that the HKU1 coronavirus which it detected had been roaming Ukraine for decades.

"Let us not sow panic about the coronavirus detected," it said.

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