A pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan, China made the researchers to dig deeper and to find out the roots of it.
The novel coronavirus is different from those that have previously been identified, CCTV said.
Hong Kong proceeded with the regulations after reports of 30 people with fever, respiratory infections and pneumonia symptoms who had visited Wuhan in recent weeks. Notably, it caused an epidemic of the potentially deadly, flu-like Sars virus back in 2002-3, which killed more than 700 people around the world after originating in China.More news: Esper has seen no hard evidence for embassies' threat claim
The three others - a 3-year-old Chinese boy and two Thai female students in China - were found to not be carrying the virus that has caused mysterious pneumonia infections to at least 59 people in Wuhan, he said.
"I am stunned by the timeline and speed of this isolation and characterization, if it's all true", said Matthew Frieman, a coronavirus expert at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Let us take a look at a few other places that have seen variants of the SARS virus. The outbreak of pneumonia has been concentrated in Wuhan city, the capital city of Hubei province. She added that exact details are needed so that specialized labs outside of China can assess whether the tests they have can be used to test sick travelers.
"And the longer they wait, the more likely the scientific community will go from a positive response to a negative response, in terms of how China is handling this outbreak", he said. They can infect animals and people. Till January 5 this year, 59 people were infected. The report also stated that the scientists have obtained the genome sequence of the virus, and under an electron microscope, appeared to be a typical coronavirus.More news: Mercedes-Benz beats BMW, Audi to keep luxury-car sales crown
Baris said coronaviruses could jump to people directly from bats, which are eaten in China.
The WHO declared China free of the SARS virus in, although it criticized the Chinese government's initial attempt to cover up the crisis. Chinese authorities ordered a widespread culling of civets to help stop the outbreak. The market has since been closed for disinfection. He said it was important to discover which wild animal had spread the Wuhan disease to humans.
"If it can jump once, then it will jump again", he said of the virus.
"Sorry, I. I don't know about this", the employee said. Some transmit easily from person to person, while others do not, World Health Organization notes.More news: Selena Gomez gives fans a sneak peek of her upper arm tattoo
Another coronavirus causes MERS, of which an outbreak started in Jordan and Saudi Arabia in 2012 and spread to about two dozen other countries. The alert level means that the risk of public emergency is moderate, indicating public health factors - of either environmental or technological origin - requiring firm follow-up action by the local authorities, the statement said.