Just like a cold: Wuhan tourist whose dad is S'pore's first coronavirus patient

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Mr Wang's family holiday to Singapore was cut short after his father was diagnosed with the coronavirus. The elder Mr Wang was Singapore's first coronavirus patient. A few weeks later, the younger Mr Wang was also infected.
Mr Wang (left), the first coronavirus patient in Singapore, and his son who was also infected with coronavirus. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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SINGAPORE - When Mr Wang, a tourist from China, was admitted to hospital on Jan 24, he had only a slight cough but felt well otherwise.

Over the next few weeks, the cough persisted, but the 37-year-old Chinese national did not have any other symptoms such as a runny nose or fever.

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