Other coronaviruses such as MERS and SARS have been known to cause severe illness in people.
The newly identified “novel” coronavirus called 2019-nCov seems to have killed mostly old people or those who already have existing conditions, such as weak lungs or immune system.
LOCATION OF 2019-NCOV CASES IN THE U.S.
– Chicago, Illinois
– Snohomish, Washington State
– Orange County, California
– Los Angeles County, California
– Santa Clara County – Bay Area / Northern Cali
– San Diego County
– Maricopa County, Arizona
– Boston, Massachusetts
– Dane County, Wisconsin
Thirty-five (35) confirmed cases as of Friday, February 21, 2020
Most of the carriers in the United States were repatriated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
The CDC advises everyone to wash their hands regularly.
#2019nCov Transmission Dynamics
Data methods show gap between US, Chinese flu-related deaths
Latest update: Modeling the Spreading Risk of 2019-nCoV
There have been no allusion to any Covid-19 patients at the U.S. Yongsan Garrison in Seoul, although the city itself outside the base has seen at least 20 confirmed cases.