For the first time since the coronavirus outbreak began, the former epicenter of Wuhan, China, reported no new local infections yesterday. "We have seen the dawn," remarked one health official. But while it's an encouraging sign that drastic measures might help stem the spread, it also highlights how the crisis has now shifted to Europe: On Wednesday Italy recorded 475 deaths, its highest single-day toll yet.
Who is the virus affecting? Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say that while the elderly remain most at risk, 38 percent of Americans hospitalized have been between 20 and 54 years old.
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