A person in northern California who has not traveled internationally recently came down with coronavirus this week.
The patient did not have contact with any known people with coronavirus.
Doctors do not know how he caught the virus or from whom.
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And now this —
The patient was sent home last week after he went to the hospital.
And the CDC refused requests to check him for coronavirus despite requests from local health officials.
UPDATE: Patient being treated for coronavirus in Sacramento came to hospital last week but was not tested by CDC, despite requests from local health officials, according to UC Davis Medical Center email.https://t.co/u9WDtGndOG
— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) February 27, 2020
Of all the ways to screw up, testing protocols shouldn’t be one of them.
No excuse. https://t.co/Wee3wMquUm
— John Durant (@johndurant) February 27, 2020