Coronavirus outbreak in US ‘entering a new phase,’ ex-CDC official says
The novel coronavirus has spread to at least 34 states in the U.S. and Washington, D.C., and each official who has confirmed cases in their home state has warned that more illnesses are likely to come, especially as more test kits are made available.
“The outbreak is entering a new phase, from mostly travel-related cases to domestic transmission,” Dr. Robert Amler, dean of the School of Health Sciences and Practice at New York Medical College and former Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) chief medical officer, told Fox News. “This puts our preventative measures to the test – how good a job can every one of us do to minimize the spread of the virus?”
On Monday, the CDC said none of its employees had tested positive for COVID-19, but discussed a series of guidelines for those who …continued .
[Source: Fox News]