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Deadly Coronavirus Confirmed In U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the first confirmed case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S.

The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 17, NPR reports.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with Helen Branswell (@HelenBranswell), senior writer at STAT, the health and medicine publication, about the virus.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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