Berlin — Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the coronavirus after a  man contracted it from a colleague visiting his workplace from Shanghai, in one of the first cases of person-to-person transmission outside China.

The case raises concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, which is similar to the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, that broke out in the central Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of last year and has killed 106 people and infected more than 2,800 people...

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