Officials at the CDC are eager to get into China in order to help scientists there answer key questions - such as whether the virus can spread from people who don't show any symptoms of illness.
In the McNamara Terminal, Detroit Metropolitan Airport offers direct flights to and from Beijing and Shanghai, China. We have multiple systems in place to prepare for, detect and respond to prevent the spread of serious infectious diseases in the province.
Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials said Wednesday that the health facilities around the state are on alert and prepared for potential cases of the virus.
The virus has created a health scare worldwide.
Possible coronavirus patient in isolation in Porter County
An official diagnosis will be made once lab tests performed by the Centers for Disease Control are complete. The BC Centre for Disease Control is now testing a number of patients for the novel coronavirus, and Dr.
Already this flu season (which generally begins in the U.S.in October and peaks during winter months), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that more than 15 million people in the USA have gotten sick with flu.
Six people have died in the last week due to the flu, according to the latest report from the Arkansas Department of Health.
"The global risk assessment is high, the regional level is high, and for China, it's very high", Christian Lindmeier, with World Health Organization, said. There are five reported cases in the U.S. Passengers were also monitored throughout the flight and none of them were deemed high risk, Knight said. At this time, the CDC believes that symptoms of 2019-nCoV may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure. Azar said at the news conference that he had been pressing his counterpart in China for permission to send investigators. Among the next steps, the CDC developed a test for the virus and aims to make it usable by state health departments, to speed diagnosis of suspected cases. That's exactly what the first US patients did. But CDC's Dr. Nancy Messonnier said the screenings are an opportunity to educate travelers that if they start feeling sick - with a fever, cough or flu-like symptoms - after returning from an outbreak zone, they should contact their doctor.
Airport screenings were initially done in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Atlanta.