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Infections with 2019 novel coronavirus are being reported in a growing number of international locations, including the United States.

The details provided by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and WHO confirms that Coronavirus has spread globally including the United States.According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on 5 February 2020, Chinese health officials reported that the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China is spreading from person-to-person. Globally, people who are testing positive for the coronavirus have a travel history to Wuhan. An increase in the number of cases is seen in other countries, including the United States. The statistical data provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that globally 28,276 cases of 2019-nCoV have been confirmed including 3,722 new cases as of 6 February 2020. Excluding China, the coronavirus has spread to 25 countries. (Ref page no.4, Table 2). The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention, and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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