First Coronavirus Case Confirmed in the U.S. As Virus Spreads Outside of China

January 21, 2020
International health authorities are on high alert following a newly identified virus originating in China. The total number of confirmed cases of the Coronavirus has risen above 300. The virus has killed 6 people in China, but it has not been contained to that country. The first Coronavirus case in the U.S. has now been identified in a person traveling from China to Washington State. We spoke to Infectious Disease Expert, Dr. Amesh Adalja.
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