“Hollianne Bruce, the lone epidemiologist assigned to the control of communicable diseases in the county’s public health office, jumped into action. Declining to wait for a C.D.C. team to arrive from Atlanta, she dialed up the patient, who had been taken to an isolation unit at a hospital.” The excellent Amy Harmon in the NYT: Inside the Race to Contain America’s First Coronavirus Case.

+ ‘Of Course We’re Panicking:’ Here’s What It’s Like Inside Wuhan’s Coronavirus Quarantine Zone.

+ And the most 2020 lede of 2020: “A Canadian man who announced he was infected with the new coronavirus during a WestJet flight from Toronto to Jamaica on Monday says he was trying to make a viral video.”