Second US case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago

Second US case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago
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A Chicago woman has become the second U.S. patient diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China.

Health officials say the 60-year-old woman returned from a trip to China on Jan. 13 without showing any signs of illness, but a few days later she called her doctor to report feeling sick.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the woman is doing well, but is hospitalized to prevent spread of the virus and anyone she had close contact with is being monitored.

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CDC officials say the risk to the U.S. public remains low but more cases are likely.

The CDC announced on Tuesday that the first US case was in Snohomish County in Washington state.

According to the CDC, the man, in his 30s, recently returned from a trip to China and is being treated at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett. The CDC deployed a team to Snohomish County to help assist health officials.