The health officials in the United States are presently observing 110 individuals in 26 states from signs of the newest virus, coronavirus. These include the 5 individuals who contracted the virus while their visit to China and brought it to the U.S. with them.
The virus has resulted in the demise of nearly 82 individuals in China, and been caught by over 2,800 globally. On Monday, while speaking to reports via a conference call, the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Dr. Nancy Messonnier stated how the virus is not, thankfully, disseminating within the U.S. community. She added that the public suffered little risk from the virus right now.
She stated how they can comprehend why most citizens of the U.S. are concerned over the coronavirus and how it is going to impact them. She stated that they learn more every day and each day they gauge to check whether their guidance or their response has room for improvement.
On Thursday, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United Stated, the number of individuals under scrutiny has nearly doubled, from a previous 63. According to CDC, 32 individuals have tested negative for the coronavirus.
Messonnier added that even though the number lies at 110, they are prioritizing based on the individuals who might be at a greater risk of catching the virus.
On Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a fifth occurrence of the coronavirus in the U.S. This was an individual based in Maricopa County, Arizona, who visited Wuhan recently. Wuhan, China, is the epicenter of the coronavirus. Most of the reported cases of the virus have been from this city.
According to Messonnier, the CDC has screened about 2,400 individuals coming back from Wuhan.