Where in China was the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, first identified?

(A) Shenzhou
(B) Wuhan
(C) Beijing
(D) Shanghai

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Correct Answer : Wuhan
Question Asked : KBC 12 - 1st Question
Coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 in China, was first identified in Wuhan. The coronavirus originated in humans from a breed of animals and has now become a deadly disease. It was first confirmed on 1 December 2019 inside a patient in Hubei province of Wuhan. Five days later, that sick man's 53-year-old wife, who never went to the market, also developed pneumonia. This is a common symptom of the disease and he was hospitalized and kept in an isolation ward. After this, the following week of December, new cases came to the doctors of Wuhan which indicated that the virus was spreading from one person to another. On 25 December, medical staff from two hospitals in China became infected with the virus and were quarantined. In late December, there was an unprecedented increase in cases in hospitals in Wuhan.

So the correct answer to this question is (B) Wuhan option.

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