Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said on Sunday that there is a real possibility of perhaps dozens or scores of people being affected in the country by the virus. “It is likely we will have what is called a local outbreak,” he told Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday.
So far, there have been over 350 cases of people who have been infected abroad and returned home, but there have been no cases of infections occurring inside the United States. “It would not be surprising at all — if not likely — that we’re going to see a bit of that,” he said. “We’re talking about scores of cases, dozens of cases, at most.” FULL REPORT