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Coronavirus: US reports first person-to-person transmission

Accepted submission by Anonymous Coward at 2020-01-30 20:28:14 from the Pandemic-Pandamonium dept.
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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-51316915 [bbc.com]

"Chicago health officials have reported the first US case of human-to-human transmission of the deadly coronavirus.

"The new patient is the spouse of a Chicago woman who carried the infection back from Wuhan, China, the US Centers for Disease Control said on Thursday.

"The discovery marks the second report of the virus in Illinois and the sixth confirmed case in the US."


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