The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed today that a Washington state man was diagnosed Monday with coronavirus after returning from the Wuhan, China, region. Officials said the man in his 30s remains in stable condition after medical staff safely transported him to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Wash., and placed him in isolation as a precaution. The individual traveled through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Jan. 15 and contacted health care providers with symptoms Jan. 19. In addition to San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles airports, health screenings will begin this week at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport. While CDC says that this isolated case poses little risk to health care workers and the public, it expects more cases to appear in the U.S. For more information, see CDC’s updated guidance and 2019-nCoV information page.

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