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Unknown pneumonia deadlier than COVID-19 spreading in Kazakhstan: Chinese Embassy
Updated: 2020-07-10 17:10:48 KST
While COVID-19 continues to threaten the whole world, a new "unknown pneumonia" that's much more fatal than the coronavirus is spreading across Kazakhstan.
The Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan issued a statement to its citizens there on Thursday.
It said the unidentified pneumonia has reportedly killed more than one-thousand seven-hundred people this year, and over 6-hundred in June only.
It added Kazakhstan's health authorities are conducting research but have yet to find the cause.
Local health authorities say, around 3-hundred people are being diagnosed of pnemonia and hospitalized on a daily basis.
Reporter : jy_rachel@arirang.com