Monday, Feb 17th

Last update10:26:39 PM GMT

You are here News Health Newly identified virus spreads from China to US

Newly identified virus spreads from China to US

E-mail Print PDF

CDCA Washington state man has become the first American to fall victim to a newly identified coronavirus that has infected more than 300 people in China and several other Asian nations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Tuesday.

Global public health officials are growing increasingly alarmed about the virus, initially called 2019-nCov and first identified in December in Wuhan, China.

Dozens of cases have been identified in other major Chinese cities including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Five cases have been identified outside the country, in Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan and the United States. At least six people have died.


Most Recent Related Stories...

Cruise ship refused entry by fifth port due to coronavirus fears

Cruise ship denied entry by fifth port A Holland America Line cruise ship on Tuesday was refused entry to Thailand over fears of coronavirus. This...

UK scientist working on a coronavirus vaccine says fast-tracking still means at least one year

Vaccine for coronavirus may take a yearBritish scientist Dr. Robin Shattock told CNBC on Tuesday the public shouldn’t expect a coronavirus vaccine...

Utah cuts healthcare costs by flying employees to Mexico for prescriptions

Ann Lovell waits to board flight to Mexico for prescriptionsA  health insurer in Utah is seeking to reduce prescription drug costs by flying state employees...

China reports the most coronavirus deaths in one day as total surpasses 1,000; US confirms 13th case

China coronavirus death toll tops 1000China  reported its highest daily coronavirus death toll Tuesday, the 103 additional fatalities pushing the total past 1,000...
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!