China to share with WHO new-type coronavirus' genome sequence: official

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Masked medical staffs analyze semen and blood samples at the Beijing Ditan Hospital in Beijing in 2003. (File photo: AP)

BEIJING, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- China will share with the World Health Organization (WHO) information on the genome sequence of a new-type coronavirus detected in viral pneumonia cases reported in central China's Wuhan city to safeguard global health security, the National Health Commission said Saturday.