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MN Health Officials Outline Preparations For Coronavirus As 2nd US Case Confirmed In Chicago

2 monthes ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota health officials detailed how the state has been prepping for the 2019 novel coronavirus Friday. It comes just as a second U.S. case has been confirmed in Chicago.
In St. Paul late Friday morning, Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm and key Minnesota Department of Health leaders held a briefing discussing the virus and how the public health community would respond if a case were identified in Minnesota.
Malcolm said available information suggests a low immediate health risk for the general public, but any new infectious disease is considered a serious concern...
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Coronavirus outbreak: 2nd US case confirmed in Chicago

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC

A Chicago resident is the second confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States after she returned from traveling in Wuhan, China, the CDC confirmed Friday.
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Coronavirus outbreak: 2nd US case confirmed in Chicago

2 monthes ago   |   By ABC

A Chicago resident is the second confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States, the CDC confirmed Friday.
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A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

A 2nd case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US was just confirmed in Chicago

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

CBS Chicago reported that a woman in her 60s has been diagnosed with Wuhan coronavirus.
It's the second confirmed case in the US. The first case was reported in Washington state on Monday.
The latest US patient in Chicago is said to have traveled to Wuhan, China, in late December, and returned to the US on January 13.
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A second person has come down with the Wuhan coronavirus in the US.
CBS Chicago 's Marissa Parra broke the news Friday that a woman in her 60s was diagnosed with the aggressive respiratory illness. CNBC also cited a CDC...
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