Update on CDC Coronavirus Clinicians Call

January 30, 2020

On an update call today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the first case of the coronavirus spread person to person in the U.S. The spouse of the Chicago woman diagnosed with the virus earlier this month now has a confirmed case of the coronavirus. The spouse had not traveled to China with his wife. This is the second confirmed case in Illinois. More than 6,000 cases are confirmed worldwide, with 132 deaths in China. A transcript of the call will be available here. See IHA’s webpage for coronavirus-related resources.