Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centre for Immunisation and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), said that the US would begin to test individuals with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centre for Immunisation and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), said that the US would begin to test individuals with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centre for Immunisation and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), said that the US would begin to test individuals with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: US will test people with flu symptoms, in expansion of government response

  • Testing will initially be carried out by labs in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago and New York, but more sites are planned, CDC says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centre for Immunisation and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), said that the US would begin to test individuals with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centre for Immunisation and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), said that the US would begin to test individuals with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centre for Immunisation and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), said that the US would begin to test individuals with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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