By NewsDesk @infectiousdiseasenews
In this video update on the 2019 Novel coronavirus outbreak, the news keeps pouring in and in this video report we see the 4th 2019-NoCv case reported in the US–this time in LA County.
Other important news includes the Chinese government reporting that new coronavirus is contagious during the incubation period, which is very different from SARS.
The Imperial College London estimates that, on average, each case infected 2.6 (uncertainty range: 1.5-3.5) other people.
Other news includes the U.S. State Department ordered the evacuation of all U.S. personnel at the Consulate in Wuhan, the Lockdown in a number of Chinese cities, the building of a 1,000 bed hospital expected to be functional a week from tomorrow and new cases in Thailand and Hong Kong.