The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is in close communication with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concerning reports of the coronavirus.
The CDC is closely monitoring an evolving outbreak caused by the new coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
Chinese authorities first identified the new coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, which has resulted in more than 830 confirmed human infections in China with several deaths reported.
Countries, including the United States, have been actively screening incoming travelers from Wuhan. To date, exported human infections with the novel coronavirus have also been confirmed in Thailand, the Republic of Korea and Japan.
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