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Jan 28, 2020

Lawrence patient held in isolation for possible coronavirus

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LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) — Lawrence Memorial Hospital has a patient currently being held in isolation who may have coronavirus.

The hospital says the patient recently entered the United States from Wuhan, China, and showed symptoms of a respiratory illness.

Procedures are underway to treat the patient while minimizing exposure. These procedures, the hospital says, include placing the patient in isolation in a room specially designed for infection prevention.

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