Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Two separate studies show that the coronavirus outbreak in the New York City area – by far the most deadly in the U.S. – originated from Europe, not China, according to a report.Researchers conducting one of the studies have detected seven separate lineages of viruses that have arrived in the New York City area and they expect to find more, The New York Times reported Wednesday.The two studies are being conducted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the New York University School of Medicine.NEW YORK HAS BEEN CRUSHED BY COVID-19. WILL OTHER US CITIES BE SPARED?Despite examining different examples of the outbreak, researchers from both teams reached largely the same conclusions about its origins, the Times reported.“The majority is clearly European,” Dr. Harm van Bakel, a geneticist and co-author of the Icahn School’s study, told the newspaper.Travelers likely carrying the virus had already been arriving in New York from Europe before Jan. 31, when President Trump limited entry by foreign nationals who’d been in China and March 11, when the president announced plans to block travelers from most parts of Europe,


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