By Emily Crane and Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com
Published: 21:56 GMT, 2 March 2020 | Updated: 03:45 GMT, 3 March 2020
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's bizarre claim that he and his wife may have both been 'patient zero' for coronavirus in the U.S. turned out to be a false alarm after his wife confirmed that she was suffering from a sinus infection.
Wozniak sparked speculation by tweeting on Monday that his wife Janet was seeing a doctor about a bad cough she developed two months ago after the couple returned from a trip to China.
'Checking out Janet's bad cough. Started Jan. 4. We had just returned from China and may have both been patient zero in U.S.,' the 69-year-old wrote in the post, which came soon after health officials announced that the American coronavirus death toll had climbed to six.
But his wife quickly quashed any suspicions, telling USA TODAY that her cough was actually due to a sinus infection.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak claimed on Monday that he and his wife Janet may have both been 'patient zero' for the coronavirus in the U.S. following a trip to China two months ago
Wozniak tweeted on Monday that his wife Janet had been suffering a bad cough for two months after they returned from a trip to China. The post was originally written in a check-in on the Swarm app, which indicated he was at the West Coast Sports Institute in Santa