Chinese scientists have identified a previously unknown type of Coronavirus as the cause of a recent pneumonia outbreak in the city of Wuhan, according to state media.The current situation follows the severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus (SARS-CoV) outbreak in 2002 and first detection of Middle East respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in 2012.
CDC likely to confirm third case in US.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed a second U.S. case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Chicago on Jan. 24. The patient had recently traveled to Wuhan, China. A clinical specimen was collected and sent to the CDC, where laboratory testing confirmed the infection…… Continue Reading…..