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Infectious Diseases

Updated 13 March 2020

WATCH | US confirms first coronavirus case of unknown origin

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States has confirmed an infection of the new coronavirus in California in someone who had not travelled outside the US or been exposed to a person known to have the virus, a first for the country.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed an infection of the new coronavirus in California in someone who had not travelled outside the United States or been exposed to a person known to have the virus.

Earlier, in a separate case, a woman in Osaka, Japan, fell ill with the coronavirus for the second time, weeks after her first recovery, Business Insider South Africa reported.

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