- 8 Chinese cities, more than 23 million people, effectively under quarantine
- Multiple cases across the world – from Scotland to Singapore and USA
- 653 Infected according to Chinese officials (Mainland China: 639 Taiwan: 1 Macau: 2 Hong Kong: 2 Vietnam: 2 Thailand: 3 Singapore: 1 Japan: 1 South Korea: 1 US: 1).
- 18 Dead (following 1st death outside Wuhan)
- WHO says “not the time to declare a global health emergency”
- Patient in Texas recently traveled to Wuhan
- WHO estimates coronavirus is about as contagious as the Spanish flu, more than twice as infectious as the common flu.
That is not at all disconcerting