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1st case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago, CDC says

Posted On: Jan 24, 2020   |   Posted By: WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in Chicago.
The woman, who is in her 60s and from Chicago, came in through O'Hare International Airport on Jan. 13. Authorities believe the case is travel-related.
The woman is hospitalized in isolation. She is reported to be well and in stable condition.
Health officials said there “is no immediate threat to the general public in Chicago.”
The virus has infected more than 800 people, all of whom had been in China, and killed 25. The newly discovered virus can cause coughing, fever, breathing difficulty and pneumonia.
This is a developing story. Check back for details.

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