Today’s Infectious Disease News (1/21/20)

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Newly Discovered Coronavirus Spreads to US

A coronavirus discovered in December that has already infected hundreds of people in China has officially spread to the US. The CDC confirmed that a man who recently come back to Washington State from Wuhan, China has been diagnosed with the virus. Health officials said that the patient been hospitalized ” out of an abundance of caution”. Symptoms of the virus can manifest in the form of fever, cough and respiratory problems.

Full Story: The Hill