U.S. CDC tags California COVID-19 case as having no travel history, warns of possible community spread

Published February 27, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

(Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday warned of the possibility of a community spread of the coronavirus in the country after a person who reportedly did not have relevant travel history or exposure to another known patient was infected.

People wearing face masks walk through the Chinatown section of San Francisco, California, U.S., February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
People wearing face masks walk through the Chinatown section of San Francisco, California, U.S., February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The infection was detected in California, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States to 15, according to the agency.

Community spread is the spread of an illness for which the source of infection is unknown.

 
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