Do I need to worry about coronavirus?

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What is coronavirus?

Over the past few weeks, there has been a great deal of media attention and public concern about a new respiratory virus that has emerged called novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was first identified in the city of Wuhan, China. To date, the majority of cases have occurred in China; however, the virus has spread to other countries, including the United States. Although this continues to be a rapidly evolving situation. As of the writing of this article, China has experienced over 28,000 cases with over 500 deaths from novel coronavirus. There have been 191 cases in other countries, including 12 cases in the United States. Only one fatality has occurred outside of China.

What are the symptoms?

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