CDC confirms 5th coronavirus case in U.S.

China's unprecedented quarantines could have wider consequences, experts sayThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday confirmed a fifth case of coronavirus in the United States.

The latest two cases were in California.

Both patients are being treated in hospitals, authorities said.

All five of the U.S. patients had recently traveled to Wuhan, the city in central China at the heart of the outbreak of the flu-like virus.

Chinese health officials on Sunday warned that the virus can spread before infected people have symptoms, potentially increasing the challenge of containing its spread.

The death toll in China has risen to at least 80, with 2,700 confirmed infections.

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