What To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak In China

What To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak In China
Travelers walk past a display board of arriving flights showing a canceled flight from Wuhan at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. China closed off the city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush. Mark Schiefelbein / AP Photo
What To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak In China
Travelers walk past a display board of arriving flights showing a canceled flight from Wuhan at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. China closed off the city of more than 11 million people Thursday in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush. Mark Schiefelbein / AP Photo

What To Know About The Deadly Coronavirus Outbreak In China

At least one case of the new coronavirus has been confirmed in the United States. The deadly respiratory illness was discovered in China last month in the central city of Wuhan. Since then, hundreds have been infected and at least 17 have died.

Reset checks in with local health experts about everything you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak.

GUESTS: Beth Squires, professor and public health coordinator at Northern Illinois University

Dr. Michael Ison, an infectious disease expert at Northwestern Medicine