the first confirmed case of the new virus in the homeland of the U.S, the virus has been going though China over 300 confirmed cases.
person in Washington state has been diagnosed with a novel infection racing through China, the first time someone in the United States has been confirmed to have the virus, according to news reports Tuesday.
The person, who was not identified, had recently traveled to Wuhan, China, which is where the outbreak is believed to have begun, the New York Times reported.
CNN cited “a federal source outside of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention” as the source of the information. The CDC has a press conference scheduled for later this afternoon on the topic of the new virus, provisionally known as 2019-nCoV.