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Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Situation Report - 13 (2 February 2020)

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• No new countries have reported cases of 2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease in the last 24 hours.

• WHO is receiving information about cases from a number of countries. As additional details become known, WHO requests countries to share information in a timely manner as specified in the guidance on Global Surveillance for human infection with novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

• The first death has been reported outside of China, in the Philippines. The patient was a close contact of the first patient confirmed in the Philippines.

• Due to the high demand for timely and trustworthy information about 2019-nCoV WHO technical risk communication and social media teams have been working closely to track and respond to myths and rumours.