Healthcare As Coronavirus spreads, anxiety rises in China and overseas Updated : January 22, 2020 02:31 PM IST Anxiety grew both at home and abroad after Chinese government expert Zhong Nanshan confirmed fears on state television late Monday that the new type of coronavirus can spread from human to human. Six people have died and 291 have been infected in China, the National Health Commission said Tuesday. Surgical masks were mandatory Tuesday at Beijing United Family Hospital, where all visitors had their temperatures taken at the entrance. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.