MAP: Confirmed Cases Of Wuhan Coronavirus

Jan 23, 2020
Originally published on February 14, 2020 10:58 am

Updated on Feb. 14 at 11:57 a.m. ET

Since a coronavirus was first reported in Wuhan, China, in December, the infectious respiratory disease has spread rapidly within the country and to neighboring countries and beyond.

There are now more than 55,500 confirmed cases and more than 1,300 deaths in China as of Feb. 14. And there are now at least 366 cases in countries around the world. The U.S. has 14 confirmed cases.

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Such cases are typically in an individual who had recently been in Wuhan, where the virus was first identified. The virus is marked by symptoms such as fever and pneumonia.

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Wuhan, a city in central China, is home to 11 million people and is a major rail and road hub. Its international airport has direct flights to airports in many countries, including John F. Kennedy in New York and the San Francisco airport. Wuhan also has the country's largest inland port on the Yangtze River.

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