The novel coronavirus, first reported in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, is spreading around the globe, although by far most patients are in China. The US the Centers for Disease Control and other health authorities are closely monitoring respiratory and infectious disease reports and have established surveillance for symptoms at ports of entry.
US breaks down confirmed COVID-19 case
Feb. 24, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control Monday report details confirmed coronavirus cases:
Person-to-person spread: 3
Repatriated from Wuhan, China: 3
Repatriated from Diamond Princess cruise ship: 36.
The next CDC detailed report will be Wednesday.
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Centers for Disease Control calls for health vigilance
Feb. 23, 2020
Today’s World Health Organization situation report says there are 78,811 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the world. In China there have been 2,445 deaths and outside of the PRC there have been 17, the WHO says.
While CDC considers #COVID19 a serious situation and is taking preparedness measures, the immediate risk in the U.S. is considered low. Everyone should always take simple daily precautions to help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses. https://t.co/uArGZTrH5L #coronavirus pic.twitter.com/pYnCXI8Aaa
— CDC (@CDCgov) February 23, 2020
Coronavirus effect felt in energy markets
Feb. 19, 2020
Although oil prices are recovering, liquified natural gas and jet fuel demand is soft as China market slows due to the epidemic.
— Platts Oil (@PlattsOil) February 19, 2020
Five things to know about the Coronavirus
Feb. 18, 2020
A Centers for Disease Control expert explains that there is little immediate risk in the US for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (or COVID-19 for short), but advises people to stay informed. Those most at risk are people in Hubei province China or who have been in contact with the area. The symptoms of COVCID-19 are fever, coughing and shortness of breath.
What are five things you need to know about novel (new) #coronavirus? Watch as @DrNancyM_CDC answers important questions in this video. Stay updated with the latest information on #COVID19 at https://t.co/inSgagrDeE. pic.twitter.com/Wp2XJ9Vwmz
— CDC (@CDCgov) February 18, 2020