the New coronavirus may have been circulating in Northern Italy in the weeks before it was discovered that it is seriously complicated efforts to monitor and control its rapid spread throughout Europe.
As noted in the publication of the newspaper The Guardian, laboratory tests showed genetic differences in virus strain, which was obtained from the Italian patient’s with the original strains isolated in China.
Experts believe that the virus could spread outside the field of view of the radar in the quarantine areas. Most likely, he was present in the country since mid-January.
the data indicates that the epidemic of the coronavirus, which is now in Italy affected 821 persons, were sown two to three weeks before the first detection, before the flights were suspended between Italy and China. It is from Italy, the epidemic has spread throughout Europe.