Coronavirus live updates: US 'in the beginnings of spread of this disease,' health secretary says
A virus outbreak that began in China nearly three months ago has now infected more than 1,000 people in the United States.
Nearly 120,000 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, still mostly on the Chinese mainland, according to data provided by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. But that proportion is shrinking by the day as the epidemic appears to subside in China while case numbers spike elsewhere, especially in Europe and the Middle East.
The newly identified virus, known officially as COVID-19,...