Photo: Getty Coronavirus from China causes SARS

The new coronavirus, which affects the respiratory tract and causes atypical pneumonia, can be transmitted from person to person.

In China at the end of last year, an outbreak of an unknown coronavirus that can be transmitted from person to person by airborne droplets and cause pneumonia.

To this day from a new virus, called 2019-nCoV, died nine people. Today, the U.S. government reported the first case of the disease American.

The situation is complicated by the upcoming lunar New year, when Chinese people begin to travel a lot, both in the country and abroad.