Washington state Health Secretary John Wiesman gives an update on coronavirus in the state as Washington Governor Jay Inslee looks on. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: US state officials overruled expert advice on listing places visited by Patient 1

  • Emails reveal that Washington state health officials ignored an earlier plan by a senior epidemiologist to name locations
  • Hong Kong, South Korea and Singapore have been credited with slowing the outbreak by disclosing details about the movements of infected patients
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Washington state Health Secretary John Wiesman gives an update on coronavirus in the state as Washington Governor Jay Inslee looks on. Photo: AP
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