In the U.S., a new coronavirus was found in a man in his 30s who had recently returned from China.
The U.S. has confirmed the first case of human pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus 2019-now. This was announced on Tuesday, January 21, by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, TASS reported.
It is noted that the case was identified in Washington state – the disease was diagnosed in a man in his 30s, recently arrived from China. His condition is assessed as stable.
Recall, at the end of 2019 in China were recorded the first cases of pneumonia of a new type. A new type of coronavirus has become the cause of the outbreak. It can cause not only pneumonia but also a dysfunction of vital organs.
Earlier, the World Health Organization stated that a new type of pneumonia could spread outside China, as cases had already been reported in Thailand, South Korea, and Japan.
So far, six people have been killed and more than 300 infected.