AP | RIVERSIDE, Calif. - A U.S. citizen evacuated from China because of a deadly viral outbreak says he's taking special precautions while staying at a California airbase.

Jarred Evans is one of nearly 200 Americans who were flown out of the city of Wuhan because of the new virus outbreak.

Evans says he's wearing a mask and medical gloves at March Air Reserve Base east of Los Angeles until tests determine that nobody contracted the virus.

Evans plays football in a Chinese pro league and says he holed up in his Wuhan apartment for more than a week until he was flown back to the U.S.

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