Possible case of Wuhan coronavirus reported in NC :: WRAL.com

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The state Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a possible case of the new coronavirus in North Carolina.

An unidentified person recently traveled to China and passed through Wuhan City, where the outbreak originated, but had not visited the seafood and animal market that was linked to many early cases, authorities said. The person arrived at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Thursday and is now in isolation at Duke University Hospital.

"Although it is unlikely that this person was infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus, we are conducting testing out of an abundance of caution," State Epidemiologist Dr. Zack Moore said. "If you haven't traveled to Wuhan in the past two weeks, your risk of infection with this virus is very…
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