New York prepares for possible coronavirus

February 6, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began screening at JFK Airport in late January for travelers coming in from Wuhan, China, taking temperatures and asking questions, according to an article on the CBS website.

New York City officials say they’re working under the assumption cases will pop up here in the area.

“There’s a 14-day incubation period. There may well be people previously infected. It has not started to manifest,” N.YC. Mayor de Blasio said.

As a result, they’re conducting outreach to neighborhoods, posting signs at local airports and talking to local healthcare providers.

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