Thursday, 27 February, 2020

WHO declares public health emergency for Wuhan coronavirus

Latest statistics on the global deadly coronavirus threat Trump Administration Declares Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency, Imposes Travel Restrictions, Mandatory Quarantines
Anita Tucker | 02 February, 2020, 00:13

Russian Federation said it would evacuate more than 2,500 of its citizens holidaying on China's Hainan island, far from the epicentre of the virus.

Another 2,102 new infections were also confirmed, bringing the total to almost 12,000 - far higher than the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome outbreak of 2002-03.

So far about 124 positive cases have been reported in a host of countries, including India where the first case was confirmed in Kerala.

Seven cases of the coronavirus had been confirmed in the USA on Friday afternoon: one each in Arizona and Washington, and two in IL, a married couple.

According to Azar, foreign nationals, other than immediate family of U.S. citizens and permanent residents, who have traveled to China within the past 14 days could be denied entry into the US.

Australia said Saturday it was also barring foreigners who recently traveled to China from entering the country, and requiring returning citizens to quarantine themselves for 14 days.

On Saturday, Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said although the World Health Organization has only just specifically advised against any travel restrictions, the USA has chose to act in the opposite way.

Delta Airlines suspended all of its flights to China as coronavirus cases in the country top 9,600.

The U.S.is among 19 countries that the virus, now referred to as 2019-nCoV as researchers work to understand more about this version of coronavirus, has spread to. Less than 200 cases are reported elsewhere.

The latest spike in confirmed coronavirus cases (from about 7,000 to 8,149 in the past 24 hours) pushes the total number of people infected above the final case count from the eight-month SARS pandemic 17 years ago.

Americans returning from mainland China will be allowed into the country but will be subject to health screening, while those returning from Hubei province, the center of the nCoV-2019 outbreak, will be subject to up to 14 days of quarantine.

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Mongolia suspended all arrivals from China until 2 March. Both this virus and SARS likely originated in bats then jumped to people in China.

The epidemic has led to mass evacuations of foreign citizens as world airlines halt flights, and risks exacerbating a slowdown in growth in the world's second-largest economy.

Abe also said the designation of the new virus as a special infectious disease will take effect Saturday, a week earlier than planned. When it opens on February 3, traders can expect a 5-10% plunge based primarily on Hong Kong's weak performance last week.

The repatriated group submitted samples for testing at the CDC headquarters in Atlanta - but officials now say they are not certain about the accuracy of their diagnostic tools.

Although scientists expect to see limited transmission of the virus between people with family or other close contact, they are concerned about cases of infection spreading to people who might have less exposure.

The federal quarantine order is the first since 1963, when a woman returned from a trip to Sweden during a smallpox outbreak and couldn't prove she had been vaccinated.

In a bid to stop the contagion, the government has extended the holiday through this weekend and urged people to avoid public gatherings.

Basketball games at Miami University in OH were postponed after two students reportedly showed possible symptoms.

German Health Minister Jens Spahn called for calm and warned against hysteria and hostility from the public as more than 100 Germans and family members landed in Frankfurt, none showing any symptoms of the virus.

The latest U.S. patient, who was not identified, is in MA, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in an emailed statement.

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