A virologist prepares a test for the new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters A virologist prepares a test for the new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A virologist prepares a test for the new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

First Wuhan coronavirus case confirmed in United States as authorities say threat to public from deadly pneumonia still ‘low’

  • First US case of Wuhan coronavirus reported in Washington state after man in his 30s was hospitalised in Seattle on Sunday
  • The man did not visit any of the markets connected to the virus while in Wuhan, nor did he know anyone ill, and only travelled from that area, authorities said

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A virologist prepares a test for the new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters A virologist prepares a test for the new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
A virologist prepares a test for the new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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