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Second US coronavirus case confirmed

The second case of a person infected with the coronavirus in the United States was confirmed on Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced.

A 60-year old woman from Chicago is believed to have contracted the pneumonia-like virus after traveling to China. She returned to the US on January 13 through O’Hare International Airport.

Meanwhile, McDonald's has suspended its business in five cities in China as more cases of the deadly virus are emerging. Aside from China and the US, confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and Japan.

Breaking the News / JC