By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

Health officials in Vietnam are reporting (computer translated) two positive 2019-NoCv cases. According to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son, two male Chinese patients, a father and son, are being treated at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Officials say the 66-year-old father came to the country from Wuhan on Jan. 13 and eventually met up with his 28-year-old son.

Vietnam joins a number of countries outside of China reporting NoCv cases like Thailand, South Korea, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan and the United States.

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