Miami To Get Coronavirus Quarantine Station

Jan 28, 2020

Miami — with its large number of international travelers — is one of 20 cities that will get a quarantine station at its airport to help contain the spread of coronavirus in the United States.

The outbreak of the mysterious new coronavirus is rapidly spreading, and the U.S. has been screening travelers from the Wuhan at five airports. On Tuesday, public health officials announced the addition of quarantine stations at 20 airports and land crossings.

“The coming days and weeks are likely to bring more cases including the possibility of person-to-person spread,” Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at a news conference in Washington D.C. “Our goal is to contain this virus and prevent sustained spread of the virus in our country.”

Read more at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.