A legitimate Question: when did COVID-19 first appear in the U.S.?


A U.S. mayor claims he had COVID-19 last November, over one month before China reported its initial cases.

Editor’s note: CGTN Anchor Liu Xin offers this commentary on coronavirus cases in the U.S.

Michael Melham, the mayor of Belleville, New Jersey, has said that he tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies.

He thinks he was sick with the virus in November 2019, more than a month before first cases of the coronavirus were first reported in China.

If this was really the case, how did he get it and from where?

How long ago did the virus start spreading in the U.S.?

In this episode of Getting to the Point, CGTN Anchor Liu Xin asks the big question.