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New virus 'will have infected hundreds'

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>The number of people already infected by the mystery virus emerging in China is far greater than official figures suggest, scientists have told the BBC.

>There have been 41 laboratory-confirmed cases of the new virus, but UK experts estimate the figure is closer to 1,700.

>Two people are known to have died from the virus, which appeared in Wuhan city in December.

>"I am substantially more concerned than I was a week ago," disease outbreak scientist, Prof Neil Ferguson, said.