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CDC on coronavirus

I remain freaked out concerned about the coronavirus and what is being done to control it around the world. Here is what the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) had to say about it Friday morning.

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Confirmed 2019 coronavirus as of 11:00 a.m. ET 7 Feb 2020

CDC is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (named “2019-nCoV”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand. Chinese health officials have reported tens of thousands of infections with 2019-nCoV in China, with the virus reportedly spreading from person-to-person in parts of that country. Infections with 2019-nCoV, most of them associated with travel from Wuhan, also are being reported in a growing number of international locations, including the United States. Some person-to-person spread of this virus outside China has been detected. The United States reported the first confirmed instance of person-to-person spread with this virus on January 30, 2020…. Continue reading

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