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

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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