cvs, The coronavirus patient is the husband of a Chicago traveler who became ill shortly after returning from Wuhan, China; Jonathan Serrie reports. The 195 passengers who arrived in California from Wuhan, China, on Wednesday will be kept under a 14-day quarantine as they are continually monitored for symptoms of coronavirus, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials said on Friday. The evacuees, who are being temporarily housed at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, are not believed to pose a threat to other residents in the area, officials said.
cvs - US CORONAVIRUS EVACUEE SAYS PASSENGERS BEING CAUTIOUS ON MILITARY BASE: 'I'M STILL WEARING MY MASK' Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC's national center for immunization and respiratory disease, said the order was given under the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and is the first the agency has issued in 50 years. Messonnier said the legal order is part of the nation's aggressive approach to protect the general public from the rapidly evolving situation.
cvs, CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR THE FOX HEALTH NEWSLETTER Jared Evans, a professional football player in China who is one of the evacuees, told The Associated Press that the passengers are continuing to be cautious while on base. Evans said he personally is wearing a mask and gloves and that, generally, people head back to their rooms after dinner. At this time, Messonier said the CDC is not recommending that the general public wear masks. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP As of Friday, officials said the death toll from coronavirus had risen to over 200 with an additional 9,600 confirmed illnesses, surpassing the number of people infected by SARS during the 2002-2003 outbreak.
cvs - Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 31 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. American Airlines announced on Friday it will be canceling all flights between the U.S. and mainland China. AMERICAN AIRLINES SUED OVER CORONAVIRUS BY PILOT UNION SEEKING TO CANCEL US-CHINA FLIGHTS The news comes two days after the airline said it would only be temporarily suspending flights between LAX and Shanghai Pudong Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport due to lack of demand amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
cvs - Now, the suspension has expanded throughout the nation, with American Airlines stating that no flights will be leaving foro mainland China from the U.S. beginning Friday. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “Based on the U.S. Department of State’s recent increase of the China Travel Advisory to a Level 4 – Do not travel, American is reducing its operations to and from the Chinese mainland beginning today through March 27. Our teams are contacting affected customers directly to accommodate their needs. We will continue to evaluate the schedule for March 28 and beyond and make any adjustments as necessary,” a statement shared with Fox News read.