WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- It is confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control that the registered patient traveled to Wuhan, China recently.
- The California patient is the third affected person with the Chinese virus in the United States.
- Fifty-six people have died because of this virus and the death toll is expected to rise in the coming days.
The Centers for Disease Control has revealed that another person is diagnosed with the Chinese virus in the United States. As per their spokesperson, the patient traveled to Wuhan, China recently. The virus outbreak initiated from Wuhan and spread to other parts of China.
The Orange County Health Care Agency confirmed that the victim is in good health and contained at a hospital. He will be monitored and kept in isolation until required. Orange County has started following up on the people who had contact with the affected person. They are taking their tests to ensure they are safe from the virus.
On Jan 21, the first patient was diagnosed positive with the virus. The second patient was registered on Jan 24 in Chicago who is in her 60s. According to the sources, both of them also traveled to China.
At the moment, there are 56 registered deaths because of the virus. China is trying to reduce the damage by taking serious measures. To control the spread of the virus, they have issued several travel advisories. They have completely banned the travel in and out of virus affected cities. According to the United States consulate in Wuhan, they are planning to evacuate the facility.
As per the Centers for Disease Control, it is expected to have more cases in the near future. Currently, there are more than 2000 cases registered all over the world. The Centers for Disease Control is checking all the people coming from Wuhan or connecting flights.
The virus from China belongs to the coronavirus family. A few of the symptoms of this virus are wheezing, fever, pneumonia, and coughing. The CDC has directed to contact a hospital at earliest if you notice any of these symptoms.