The World Health Organization is spearheading the effort. So far, they say 150 cases have been reported.
"The affected countries right now are China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Phillipines, Thailand, Singapore and most recently Canada. At this moment we have no reported cases in the U.S. However, we've had travelers pass through the country who may have symptoms consistent with the syndrome," said Dr. Julie Gerberding with the Centers for Disease Control.
Saturday a man who may be infected with this rare form of pneumonia was taken off a flight out of New York and quarantined during a stop in Germany.