Coronavirus In New York
coronavirus in new york, Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove Tuesday to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that has reached four other countries and territories and threatens to spread further during the Lunar New Year travel rush. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) The virus has spread to at least five countries, including the U.S. On Tuesday, federal health officials said a man in Seattle, Wash., who had recently traveled to Wuhan is infected. The case marks the first in the country since the outbreak began.
coronavirus in new york - The man, who is in his 30s, arrived in the U.S. last week before officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced “enhanced health screenings” for airline passengers arriving from or traveling through the Wuhan province. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The patient, who was not identified, is a resident of the U.S. and is in stable condition, CDC officials said during a Tuesday news conference. He is isolated at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Wash., and poses very little risk to medical staff and the public, officials said. The man was reportedly aware of the outbreak affecting Wuhan before falling ill and proactively reached out to state health officials when he began experiencing symptoms, which have been reported to include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
coronavirus in new york, The patient did not arrive on a direct flight from Wuhan, meaning people on more than one flight may have been exposed to the illness. Officials are now working to determine who may be at risk, Dr. Scott Lindquist, the Washington State epidemiologist for communicable diseases, said during the news conference. Fox News' Alexandria Hein contributed to this report.
coronavirus in new york - Fox News' John Roberts provides insight into President Trump's remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. President Trump said Wednesday that the United States has a plan to contain the deadly coronavirus after the first case was reported in the country this week, reports said. Speaking from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump praised the very good professionals at the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control. We're in very good shape and think China's in very good shape also, he said, according to a CBS reporter.
coronavirus in new york - FIRST CASE OF CHINA-LINKED CORONAVIRUS REPORTED IN US, FEDERAL OFFICIALS SAY “We think we've already handled it very well,” he said. Trump also told CNBC in an interview that the U.S. has the situation totally under control, adding, “It’s one person coming in from China. We have it under control. It’s going to be just fine.” He said he trusts how China’s President Xi has handled the outbreak. I have a great relationship with President Xi, he told CNBC.