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CDC cites label error in mixup involving coronavirus patient

 

February 12, 2020



SAN DIEGO (AP) — A labeling error caused a woman infected with the novel coronavirus to be mistakenly released from a hospital but the oversight was noticed as she was returning to a San Diego military base where more than 200 evacuees from China are living under federal quarantine, officials said Tuesday.

Several patients who were under observation for symptoms were released from UC San Diego Medical Center on Sunday but the labeling mix-up came to authorities' attention while they were being driven back to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, said Dr. Christopher Braden, who leads the Cent...



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