coronavirus symptoms, School officials reminded students that any news about coronavirus infections “occur through local public health authorities and will be communicated to the community,” and reiterated that “there is no known connection between affected individuals and USC.” CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK PROMPTS CDC TO UPDATE CHINA TRAVEL RECOMMENDATIONS There are currently five confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, which began at a live animal and seafood market in the Chinese city of Wuhan, in the U.S. Two of those cases have been confirmed in Southern California — one in Los Angeles County and the other in Orange County.
coronavirus symptoms - CDC expands passenger screening to 20 airports in the U.S. in response to the coronavirus outbreak. A plane carrying about 201 U.S. citizens evacuated from Wuhan, China – the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus – landed in the U.S. on Tuesday night to refuel in Alaska before it took off for California. The plane is en route to California’s March Air Reserve Base “for the logistics that they have,” an official said. The Boeing 747 with red and gold stripes and no passenger windows was initially headed to Ontario International Airport in California. It landed in Alaska at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on Tuesday night, was refueled, and took off for California. Every passenger passed the screenings.
coronavirus symptoms, “The whole plane erupted in cheers when the crew said, ‘Welcome home to the United States,’ Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink said. The individuals on board the flight were screened before take off, monitored during the flight by medical personnel and screened again when the plane landed in Anchorage. [The passengers would be] monitored on the last leg of the flight by medical personnel on board; evaluated upon arrival at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California; and then monitored for symptoms post-arrival, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention added.
coronavirus symptoms - Curt Hagman, the chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors – where the Ontario Airport is located – and a commissioner at the airport, said on social media that the CDC had informed him of its decision to divert the flight to the air base. CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: CHARTERED JET FLIES AMERICANS FROM CHINA TO US, REPORT SAYS Ontario International is one of the repatriation airports for the west coast and we are always prepared to receive our citizens abroad in times of emergencies, Hagman said in a video posted to his YouTube channel. We were prepared but the state department decided to switch the flight to March Air Force Base for logistics that they have.
coronavirus symptoms - Hagman told the Los Angeles Times that he was given no other details about the flight. “It’s been very fluid, in terms of the last 36 to 48 hours of information,” Hagman said. He added that people in his San Bernardino, Calif., district had voiced their concerns over the flight landing at Ontario International Airport. Ontario International Airport was set to receive about 210 people evacuated from the U.S. Consulate in Wuhan, an official said. (Curt Hagman, San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors)