A second person with the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV was hospitalized in Japan

In Japan, hospitalized another person with the 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. This was reported by representatives of the Ministry of health, labour and welfare of Japan on Friday, 24 January.

As specified, in Tokyo were hospitalized 40-year-old citizen of China, who recently returned from Wuhan. In Japan this is the second case of disease by a pneumonia of a new type, reports TASS. The health Ministry appealed to citizens not to panic, advised to wear masks and wash hands thoroughly.

on 31 December 2019, the Chinese authorities informed the world health organization about the outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan. 7 Jan Chinese experts managed to establish the causative agent is a coronavirus 2019-nCoV. At risk – people with lowered immunity, children and the elderly. In cases of symptoms similar to symptoms of bronchitis and pneumonia.

According to the latest information, the number of cases of a new type of coronavirus in China increased to 644 people. 18 people died. Cases of infection with coronavirus new type have already been documented in other countries: Thailand in 3 cases, in Japan and Vietnam — 2, in the Republic of Korea, USA, Singapore one sick. While the who refrained from the announcement of an international emergency related to the outbreak of 2019 coronavirus-nCoV in China.