SINGAPORE (Jan 21): The outbreak of a new SARS-like virus originating in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, is putting Asian stock markets on edge.

By Jan 21, four people have died from the virus, as 15 Chinese medical workers were reported to have been infected after treating infected patients.

The World Health Organization has confirmed that the pathogen, known as 2019-nCoV, is being transmitted among humans.

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