Possible Case of Coronavirus in North Carolina


RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is investigating a possible case coronavirus.

The patient flew from China to Raleigh, where they were placed in medical isolation after displaying symptoms, according to officials.

The individual, whose name is not being released, traveled to Wuhan City, where the outbreak originated, but had not visited the seafood and animal market that was linked to many early cases, North Carolina state officials announced Friday afternoon. 

This person arrived at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. The patient presented with mild respiratory symptoms and is currently in good condition and being cared for at Duke University Hospital, according to officials.

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