Japan Confirms 4th Case of New Coronavirus

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Tokyo, Jan. 26 (Jiji Press)--Japan's health ministry said Sunday that it has confirmed the fourth case of pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus from China.

The patient is a man in his 40s from the inland China city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the new virus, the ministry said.

The man arrived in Japan on Wednesday and developed a fever on Thursday.

His infection was confirmed on Sunday afternoon after he visited a medical institution in Aichi Prefecture, central Japan, for treatment, according to the ministry.


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