Coronavirus overtakes SARS death toll

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Coronavirus overtakes SARS death toll

The virus has officially killed more people than the 2003 SARS outbreak.

Tom Cheshire reports from a makeshift hospital in Beijing that was built during the SARS epidemic and is being re-built to treat patients infected with coronavirus.

The vast majority – 811 of the 813 recorded deaths – have been in China, where the virus originated.

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