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  • What is the coronavirus spreading across the globe?

    Leyi Wang, a virologist and professor of Veterinary Medicine.

    The new strain of coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China, is believed to have been transmitted to humans at an animal market, said Leyi Wang, a virologist and professor of veterinary medicine.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Leyi Wang, call 217-300-6147; email

    For more about the U. of I. response to the outbreak, see the McKinley Health Center's Coronavirus Infection Safety Precautions.