Coronavirus Update (2/28/20)

I have been getting many messages from worried friends about the novel coronavirus from Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China; therefore, I have decided to provide a detailed summary daily/biweekly. I will also include reputable news links for you.

This summary comes from the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary.

CDC Report from 2/27/20

  • Sick travelers have spread the virus person-to-person in the US to close contacts.
  • One person with no reported travel history or exposure has before sick with the virus.
  • At this time, the virus is NOT spreading in the US.
  • It is likely person-to-person spread will occur in the US leading to large numbers of people needing medical care.
  • There is no vaccine or medication to treat this virus at this time.
  • There IS an immediate risk of the virus to Americans, but it is LOW at this time.

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