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Novel Coronavirus H1N1pdm09 Dual Infection In UK Case
Recombinomics Commentary 17:00
February 11, 2013

The United Kingdom (UK) has informed WHO of a confirmed case with infection of the novel coronavirus (NCoV). The case is a UK resident who developed symptoms of illness on 26 January 2013. Laboratory investigations on respiratory specimens have revealed both an Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 infection and a confirmed NCoV infection. He is hospitalized in intensive care unit.

Preliminary investigation reveals that the patient had a history of travel to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Further investigation into the case is ongoing.

The above comments from the WHO update indicate the latest novel coronavirus case (UK resident who traveled to the Middle East and Pakistan) was dually infected with H1N1pdm09, which is widespread in the Middle East and eastern Europe. 

This development raises serious concerns that the novel coronavirus is widespread, but is being missed because of the detection of H1N1pdm09.

The dual infection would enhance transmission, but significantly decrease detection.

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