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Laboratory Detection of Novel Corona Virus 2019 using Polymerase Chain Reaction

Since mid-December 2019, several cases of a pneumonia like disease (with symptoms including fever, difficulty in breathing, cough and invasive lesions on both lungs) of unknown cause have emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Chinese authorities made a preliminary determination that the causative agent is a novel coronavirus(2019-nCoV). 1 Coronaviruses are enveloped RNA […]