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Bus guide follows driver in contracting coronavirus in Japan

Female attendant led two groups of Wuhan tourists

Chinese tourists board a bus in Tokyo's Akihabara district: Japan has eight confirmed cases of the coronavirus. (Photo by Arisa Moriyama)

TOKYO -- A day after a Japanese bus driver was diagnosed with the new Chinese coronavirus after carrying tourists from Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, a female tour guide on the same bus was confirmed to have the illness Wednesday.

It marks the second case of a patient in Japan with no recent travel to the Chinese city.

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