Dec 7, 2023

Impact of New Respiratory Illness Outbreak in China on the US and Other Regions

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• A sudden rise in respiratory ailments in China, particularly among children, has raised global concern. The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported over 3,500 cases of respiratory infection, with Chinese media attributing the outbreak to mycoplasma pneumonia.

• The World Health Organization has been monitoring the situation since mid-October 2023 and has requested more information from China. As of November 24, no unusual or novel pathogens have been reported in the clusters of pneumonia cases.

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