New coronavirus spreads despite Beijing's efforts at containment

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On Thursday, China's number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections grew to 28,000 cases or a 15 percent increase over the previous day.

According to CNN, reported deaths have spiked, which increased the death toll to 600 fatalities.

The contagion continues to spread rapidly despite population control and quarantine protocols Beijing imposed in central China.

BBC reports that the new coronavirus has infected about 28,300 people worldwide, compared to SARS's 8,100 cases and MERS's 2,500 cases.

Citing an epidemiologist, BBC reports that the Wuhan pneumonia appears to have lower mortality rates than the two other viruses.

Al Jazeera reports that China has built hospitals at a frantic pace in Wuhan, including the Huoshenshan Hospital built over 10 days with 1,000 beds, which opened Monday.

CNN reports that a second new hospital named Leishenshan opened on Thursday.

The CNN reports that common symptoms include headache, malaise, coughing and muscle pains.

Complications include fever over 39 degrees Celsius, troubled breathing and pneumonia, and sepsis that could result in death.

RUNDOWN SHOWS:
1. China's new coronavirus deaths and confirmed cases rising despite countermeasures
2. New Coronavirus infections outstripped SARS, MERS
3. Beijing responds by massive hospital construction projects
4. Update on known common symptoms and potential complications

VOICEOVER (in English):
"On Thursday, China's number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections grew to 28,000 cases or a 15 percent increase over the previous day."

"According to CNN, reported deaths have spiked, which increased the death toll to 600 fatalities."

"The contagion continues to spread rapidly despite population control and quarantine protocols Beijing imposed in central China."

"BBC reports that the new coronavirus has infected about 28,300 people worldwide, compared to SARS's 8,100 cases and MERS's 2,500 cases."

"Citing an epidemiologist, BBC reports that the Wuhan pneumonia appears to have lower mortality rates than the two other viruses."

"Al Jazeera reports that China has built hospitals at a frantic pace in Wuhan, including the Huoshenshan Hospital built over 10 days with 1,000 beds, which opened Monday."

"CNN reports that a second new hospital named Leishenshan opened on Thursday."

"The CNN reports that common symptoms include headache, malaise, coughing and muscle pains."

"Complications include fever over 39 degrees Celsius, troubled breathing and pneumonia, and sepsis that could result in death."

SOURCES: CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera
https://edition.cnn.com/2020/02/05/asia/wuhan-coronavirus-update-death-toll-spike-intl-hnk/index.html
https://edition.cnn.com/specials/asia/wuhan-coronavirus-intl-hnk
https://edition.cnn.com/asia/live-news/coronavirus-outbreak-02-06-20-intl-hnk/h_e8b6fe2a9f295eb25b7ee10558232ed4
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-51235105
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/02/china-races-build-hospitals-coronavirus-outbreak-grows-200205033913557.html