Chinese authorities have reported 139 new cases of a mysterious
virus in two days, marking the first time that the infection has
been confirmed in the country outside of Wuhan city.
The new cases were identified in the cities of Wuhan, Beijing
The total number of confirmed cases now exceeds 200, and
three have died from the respiratory illness.
Health officials have identified the infection, which first
appeared in Wuhan in December, as being a strain of