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US to test everyone with flu symptoms for coronavirus

All patients with flu symptoms in the United States will be tested for the Covid-19 coronavirus, AFP reported on Friday, citing officials.

So far, 15 cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in the US, according to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The patients are located in seven different US states and only two have no connection to travel to Wuhan, China where the outbreak originated.

Almost 64,500 people worldwide are confirmed to have been infected by the coronavirus, with 7,171 recovering from the disease. Meanwhile, 1,384 people died from the coronavirus, including six Chinese medical workers that were on the front line of battling the disease.

Breaking the News / VP