Five people being tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Henrietta Strickland
January 24, 2020

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some of which cause the common cold.

The Coronavirus, known to cause a special case of lethal pneumonia, is said to have originated from the city of Wuhan in China.

"If we all work as one, we can contain the virus in Wuhan and add no more cases exported from Wuhan, so as to stem the virus nationwide", Gao told state TV. The market is closed for investigation. The virus was detected in a man visiting Tokyo from Wuhan.

But authorities have said the spread of the virus is an emergency in China, and should be very concerning to other nations.

Abta, the United Kingdom travel association, said it was monitoring the situation, as is British Airways, which operates a number of flights to the Far East and has a codeshare agreement with China Southern.

Quebec has tested five potential cases, four of which have come back negative for 2019-nCoV. So far, most of the deaths tied to the coronavirus have been in people who were over 50 with underlying medical issues.

"They should phone ahead before attending any health services and mention their recent travel to the city".

This rings similar to the SARS outbreak of 2003, when Beijing was slow to admit the real human cost of the disaster. If that fails, the Communist Party has one of the world's most extensive systems of surveillance and social controls.

"It has not yet become a global health emergency". "The CDC is the best of the best, and we should have faith in their leadership". South Korea and Japan both confirmed their second cases Friday and Singapore confirmed its third. He has made a decision to put himself into quarantine after returning from the Wuhan. Test results for the virus returned positive over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. Officials said he is in good condition. Those are cancelled in Wuhan but also in other places like the capital, Beijing. Based on their recommendation, an ambulance was called shortly after midnight to take the person to a hospital, said Heath Montgomery, an LAX spokesman.

Officials said the virus has sickened more than 800 people in China and has led to the deaths of 25 people as of Jan 23.

Chinese-ruled Hong Kong, which has two confirmed cases, is turning two holiday camps into quarantine stations as a precaution. Dr. Diaz explains how the virus is spread, incubation time, symptoms and warning signs.

The Federal Government's chief medical officer says there are several people in Australia who are being tested "every day" for the deadly coronavirus. Rail stations were largely shut, with few trains stopping in the city, flights were suspended and there were checkpoints on main roads in and out of the city.

After the first US coronavirus patient was identified, the CDC said it would begin monitoring passengers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

The man, who arrived in Japan on Sunday, is now hospitalised, the ministry said. Others have evolved into more severe illnesses, such as SARS and MERS, although so far the new virus does not appear to be almost as deadly or contagious.

Healthcare providers say that the patient met the criteria for coronavirus testing.

That meant people had already begun travelling for the Lunar New Year, unaware they could be carrying the disease or putting others at risk, potentially allowing it to spread further and faster than it otherwise would have.

The Washington state patient entered the country before airport screenings had begun.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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