Outbreak of Pneumonia of Unknown Etiology (PUE) in Wuhan, China

Published: 01/09/2020

Sources:
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Health Advisory about a reported cluster of pneumonia of unknown etiology (PUE) with possible epidemiologic links to a large wholesale fish and live animal market in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Wuhan City is a major transportation hub about 700 miles south of Beijing with a population of more than 11 million people.

An outbreak investigation by local officials is ongoing in China; the World Health Organization (WHO) is t

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