Five individuals in the U.S., all of whom recently traveled from Wuhan, China, have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, officers of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated on Sunday.
The count contains new patients diagnose over the weekend in the Los Angeles and Phoenix, as well as cases reported earlier in Chicago and Seattle.
Another 25 people have examined negative for the disease; however, at least 100 more possible instances are being probed, Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Ailments, stated in a conference call with reporters.
She stated to expect more circumstances to be reported in the U.S. in the coming days.
Messonnier said the risk to health in the U.S. as “low at the moment” because all the sufferers traveled from Wuhan. She stated there isn’t any evidence in the U.S. of the disease spreading to different people.
Wellbeing authorities around the globe are racing to prevent a pandemic after over 2,000 people had been infected in China and 56 have died after coming in contact with Coronavirus.
The newly recognized coronavirus has rung alarm because there are nonetheless many important unknowns surrounding it. It’s still too early to know how harmful it’s and how fast it spreads among people.