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Is coronavirus more contagious than the flu?

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Yes, “this is more contagious than the flu,” CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta said.

Research indicates a person with the flu infects about 1.28 other people, on average.

But with the novel coronavirus, Gupta said, “it’s likely between two and three” other people.

Source: You asked, we’re answering: Your top coronavirus questions — CNN