The World Health Organization is taking very seriously the outbreak of a new virus in China from Wuhan City (population 11 million).
The virus presents as a typical respiratory infection with cough, fever, and shortness of breath. Persons should be concerned, for now, if they were exposed to someone from that area of China, traveled to that area of China, or have been with a person who recently was identified as ‘at risk’ for this infection from contact in China.
This means most of us have zero concerns about this infection, but the potential for spread outside of China and to the US is rather substantial. Only time will tell if this is more of a concern for the general population here in Phoenix.
For now, no worries but knowledge and awareness are the keys.