China’s contagious killer virus comes to the US: American man in his 30s is hospitalized in Washington state with SARS-like coronavirus after visiting Wuhan, CDC says



An American man in his 30s outside Seattle, Washington who visited Wuhan, China, has been diagnosed with the coronvirus from China

The patient is a resident of Snahomish County and is currently at Providence Regional Medical Center – Everett

His condition is described as ‘good’ but he is being closely monitored
All passengers coming to the US from Wuhan will now be rerouted to five airports: LAX, San Francisco, JFK, Atlanta and Chicago O’Hare

Chinese officials yesterday confirmed the virus has spread between humans
Fifteen healthcare workers have caught the respiratory virus, figures show
A total of 532 people worldwide have now tested positive for the unnamed virus

Five countries outside China have now reported cases – the US, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan and South Korea

As of Wednesday, 17 people had been confirmed dead of the new virus, all in China

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