On Thursday, the first confirmed case of first person-to-person coronavirus, the deadly outbreak that allegedly started due to a Chinese seafood "wet market" in Wuhan, was confirmed in the United States.
"The husband of an Illinois woman with Wuhan coronavirus is now infected with the illness, and is the first confirmed case of person-to-person transmission of the virus in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday," CNN reported.
The director of the Illinois Department of Public Health said that "the risk of this novel coronavirus to the general public in Illinois remains low" and that they would "continue to keep the public fully informed as additional information becomes available." MORE
The same cannot be said from where the outbreak started.