Nine Americans have already fallen victim to the new coronavirus, according to the CDC
Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that US public health authorities have released new action guidelines that clearly state that a doctor’s prescription is enough to test any American for the novel coronavirus. This was reported by Reuters..
“We have released a new guideline, which is now in effect, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it clearly states that any doctor or healthcare facility can test [for coronavirus],” Pence said in response to questions from journalists in the White House.
Meanwhile, the Associated Press, citing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reported that nine Americans have already become victims of the coronavirus..
All deaths were recorded in Washington state, with most of the deaths living in a nursing home in Kirkland, a suburb of Seattle. In general, the number of cases of coronavirus in the United States has exceeded 100, cases of infection were recorded in 15 states, the largest number of cases – 27 – in Washington state.
“What is happening now in the United States may be the beginning of what is happening abroad,” says Dr. Nancy Messonnier of the CDC. She notes that in China, where the outbreak began more than two months ago, elderly and people with chronic diseases were at particular risk for the development of complications from coronavirus..
The first case of coronavirus in North Carolina is likely also linked to a Kirkland nursing home, authorities said. A Wake County resident who visited a nursing home in Washington state the day before has contracted the coronavirus. He is now in home quarantine and is doing well, North Carolina Governor’s Office said..
In China, the coronavirus crisis continues to ebb, with hundreds of patients discharged from hospitals, and new infections fell to 125 on Tuesday, the lowest rate in several weeks. However, now the coronavirus threatens residents of other countries: now the largest foci of the disease are in South Korea, Iran and Italy..
Vice President Mike Pence tests negative for Covid-19
Around the world, over 92 thousand people have been infected with the coronavirus, 3,100 of them have died, most of the deaths were recorded in China. Most patients tolerate coronavirus in mild form and without major complications..
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