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Wuhan, China, faces such a shortage of coronavirus test-kits that people say getting one is like 'winning the lottery'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

People in Wuhan, China, say there are shortages of test kits for the deadly coronavirus that originated in the city , and are reportedly likening the chances of getting one to "winning the lottery."
The virus, known as 2019-nCoV, is spread from person to person and has killed 26 people and infected more than 870 as of Friday morning.
Access to test kits has been reserved for those with the most severe symptoms , and reports suggest hospitals in affected areas outside Wuhan also have limited access to them .
The reports come as doctors say they face a "flooding" of patients and not enough...
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