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Shortly after arriving at Seattle’s international airport, he began feeling ill and reached out to his health-care provider on Sunday. Local, state and federal officials quickly collected samples and sent them to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for testing. His case was confirmed Monday as the coronavirus that has sickened close to 300 people in China and others in Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea.
The first person diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States is being treated by a few medical workers and a robot. The robot, equipped with a stethoscope, is helping doctors take the man's vitals and communicate with him through a large screen, said Dr. George Diaz, chief of the infectious disease division at the Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington. The deadly new coronavirus has reached the US. Here's how to protect yourself The deadly new coronavirus has reached the US. Here's how to protect yourself The man, who is in his 30s, was diagnosed with the virus on Monday. He initially went to an urgent care clinic on January 19 and told the staff that he was concerned about possibly having symptoms of the novel coronavirus because he recently traveled to Wuhan, China, Diaz said. He arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on January 15, before any health screenings began at US airports, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said.
Jan. 22, 2020, 5:59 PM EST / Updated Jan. 24, 2020, 11:11 AM EST By Jiachuan Wu and Nigel Chiwaya Health officials worldwide are working to contain a coronavirus that has spread to several countries in a matter of days. This map will be updated when more information is available.
As of Jan. 24, coronavirus cases were confirmed in
China, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and the United States.
originally posted by: Iscool
a reply to: Waterglass
A little odd that only after a couple of days this virus is showing up all over America...Almost like it was planted...