How China's Deadly Coronavirus Spread From A Market In Wuhan A deadly virus believed to have originated in China was found in the US this week. NPR global health correspondent Jason Beaubien explains what we know and don't know about the disease — and the likelihood it will continue to spread.

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China's Coronavirus Is Spreading. But How?

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China's Coronavirus Is Spreading. But How?

China's Coronavirus Is Spreading. But How?

China's Coronavirus Is Spreading. But How?

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A health officer screens arriving passengers from China at Changi International airport in Singapore on January 22, 2020 as authorities increased measures against coronavirus. Roslan Rahman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A health officer screens arriving passengers from China at Changi International airport in Singapore on January 22, 2020 as authorities increased measures against coronavirus.

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A deadly virus believed to have originated in China was found in the US this week. NPR global health correspondent Jason Beaubien explains what we know and don't know about the disease — and the likelihood it will continue to spread.

Follow Jason on Twitter @jasonbnpr. More of NPR's reporting on the virus can be found here.

Follow host Maddie Sofia on Twitter @maddie_sofia. Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brent Baughman and edited by Viet Le.