Beijing: World health officials, back from a visit to Beijing, expressed great concern on Wednesday that a dangerous new virus is spreading between people outside of China, even as the number of illnesses continue to grow dramatically inside that Asian nation. The new virus has now infected more people in China than were sickened during the 2002-2003 SARS outbreak. On Wednesday, the number of cases jumped to 5974, surpassing the 5327 people diagnosed with SARS. WHO executives, from left, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the WHO with Michael Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, and Maria van Kerkhove, Head of the Outbreak Investigation Task Force in Geneva.Credit:AP The death toll, which stood at 132 Wednesday, is lower than the 348 people who died in China from SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome. Scientists say there are still many questions to be answered about the new virus, including […]