the State Committee on issues of hygiene and health of China has informed the world community that the number of cases of new coronavirus has risen to 633 people.
according to TASS, citing the Chinese newspaper Renmin Ribao died 17 persons (their age ranged from 48 to 89 years), 95 of those infected are in critical condition.
it is Noted that since in close contact with the sick were over 5,800 people, they were all quarantined. Most of them in the city of Wuhan, where the first 2019 coronavirus-nCoV has an effect on 12 December of 2019.
currently, road, air, water and rail communication with the city is interrupted. Residents are not allowed to leave Wuhan. The same measures imposed on other Chinese city of Huanggang. Cancelled the new year celebrations (lunar calendar) in Beijing.
it is Reported that Chinese doctors have developed a successful method of treating pneumonia by a new type of extracorporeal oxygenation (the oxygen).
the Virus was also noted in South Korea, Singapore, USA, Thailand, Vietnam and Japan.
In Russia with suspicion on this disease were hospitalized three people in St. Petersburg. However, two patients were diagnosed with SARS, and a third — influenza a virus.
the spread of 2019 coronavirus-nCoV is a concern in all countries of the world. For example, the European centre for prevention and disease control has increased the risk of entering viruses in EU countries with low to medium.
In the airports of many countries of the world a heightened health control. In particular, flown in from China passengers with a thermal scanner to check the air harbors of India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Japan and several other States.
experts from the world health organization (who), held on 22 January an emergency meeting regarded the situation as complicated, but are unable to agree on the need for the emergency mode. As told the Director General of the who Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus, 23 Jan held another meeting at which the debate will continue.
In turn, Director of the who programme on emergency health Michael Ryan said that the main task is to find out as 2019-nCoV can spread from person to person. He stressed that the Chinese authorities have stated there is evidence of such a transfer, and now you must first figure out how to limit the spread of coronavirus.
In turn, some experts are sounding the alarm. So, the Hong Kong virologist, Director of the state laboratory of emerging infectious diseases at the University of Hong Kong Professor Guan And had been in Wuhan, said that the scale of the current epidemic in China can surpass SARS in 10 times. He also believes that quarantine in Wuhan was introduced too late.
Meanwhile, the scientists are trying to determine the cause of the emergence and spread of the novel coronavirus. For example, Chinese doctors came to the conclusion that the probable carriers of the virus 2019-nCoV are snakes and bats.