3 American airports are testing in bound flights from China for signs of the disease…
There has been confirmation of one case in the west coast of America….
More than 470 people, almost all of them in Hubei province, had been confirmed as having contracted the virus on Wednesday evening local time, according to the latest tally from national and local health commissions.
Chinese state media struggled to keep their tally up to date Wednesday as new cases were reported around the country. The Chinese territories of Hong Kong and Macao also confirmed their first infections.
South Korea, Japan, Taiwan and the United States have each reported one case of the virus, while Thailand said the number of infected people there has risen to four.
The World Health Organization is holding an emergency meeting Wednesday to decide whether to designate the outbreak as an international public health emergency.
Chinese health officials confirmed that the pneumonialike virus came from wild animals sold at a market in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people that is the capital of Hubei province. A group of experts from the Geneva-based WHO visited Wuhan on Monday and Tuesday, visiting hospitals, the airport and laboratories….