Deadly coronavirus likely to spread, China warns as U.S. prepares to evacuate staff
'I am afraid that it will continue for some time, and the number of cases may increase,' Chinese health official Ma Xiaowei said.NBC News app for breaking news While the virus may have evolved from wild animals to humans in the early days, Ma said, it is now gradually adapting to survive in humans and entering the period of human-to-human transmission. "From now on, the spread of the epidemic is relatively fast, which brings some challenges and pressures to prevention and control," he said."Experts predict that the epidemic is now entering a more severe and complicated period." Jan. 25, 2020 03:09 Ma added that there was no evidence to suggest that the virus has mutated but said the possibility of the virus's changing over time may not be ruled out. Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department announced plans Sunday to evacuate its personnel stationed in Wuhan. The State Department said it will also book a limited number of private U.S. citizens onto the flight, which is scheduled to depart Tuesday. It said priority would be given to Americans at greater risk from coronavirus. Other countries, including France and Australia, have also said they are considering options to get their citizens out of Wuhan. Japan announced plans Sunday to arrange for a charter plane for Japanese nationals in Wuhan. Japan has now recorded its fourth confirmed case of the virus. Meanwhile, three more people were confirmed as coronavirus patients in the United States on Sunday: one in Orange County, California; one in Los Angeles County, California; and one in Maricopa County, Arizona. Two previously confirmed cases involve patients in Washington state and Chicago. The disease has now spread to four continents , as Australia announced three confirmed cases in Sydney on Saturday. Canada also declared its first"presumptive" confirmed case Saturday. A sixth case was confirmed in Hong Kong on Sunday, a day after the city's chief executive declared the highest level of emergency. Authorities in the region halted ticket sales for trains going to Wuhan last week. They also suspended flights from Wuhan into Hong Kong. Two of Hong Kong's major tourist attractions, the Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park theme parks, were closed Sunday. Officials at the World Health Organization said last week that the outbreak Read more: NBC News Health
If China’s Belt & Road takes this deep into countries where health is already poor among standards... it won’t be pretty. China “building them hospitals in a week” over there if they get them all sick?
Chinese President Xi Jinping calls situation serious as China scrambles to contain virusCities from central China to Hong Kong are scrambling to stop the spread of an illness that has infected more than 2,000 people and killed at least 56. So this is what wipes half of us out and leaves the other half to fight our reanimated corpses right ? When are you going to start talking about where the coronavirus came from? How it was stolen from a Canadian laboratory? How it ended up in China and then how it ended up on China's streets? We are waiting. reading about stuff like this makes me imagine a pandemic type movie intro scenario. inform people faster than the virus can spread!
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Stocks fall as fears about deadly virus grow; Dow drops 170 pointsHealthcare companies led a broad slide in U.S. stocks Friday as increased fears over the spread of a deadly coronavirus rattled markets. Sounds like fear mongering to me So less than one percent? Really looks like the markets are panicked. Lemme know when it drops 10 percent in a day then we can talk. K tks! remember that episode of star trek where the guy from this age was brought to the ship and was asking about his money? gene roddenberry already wrote the script.
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