What we know: The two patients are from the Chinese province of inner Mongolia and were diagnosed by doctors in Beijing. Both individuals are receiving treatment in Beijing's Chaoyang District, where authorities say they've implemented control measures to prevent the infection's spread.
Rural Americans can't catch a break
Preventable diseases are deadlier in rural America than in urban areas, a new CDC report says.
The big picture: More than 46 million Americans live in rural areas, and the system often works against them in nearly every dimension of care.