The Daily Mail reported on January 23 that 25 people infected with the corona virus were confirmed dead and more than 600 people in at least 10 countries were found to carry the deadly virus. However, experts predict the true figure could reach 10,000 and for every two hundred deaths there could be two.
A total of nine towns and cities in China are being quarantined while authorities try to stop the spread of the strange virus. Many big events to celebrate the New Year in Beijing were canceled, the Ngauzhou government closed the stations while Hoang Cuong City will suspend public transport such as buses and trams.
Suspected people infected with corona virus are transported by plastic cages. Photo: HNP Newsdesk
The strengthening measures were introduced after Wuhan City, the center of the epidemic, continued to be quarantined when flights to and from were canceled, and people were banned from leaving the city. chaos over food scramble.
The origin of the corona virus is thought to originate from the trade of live animals at Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan City.
Chinese authorities are disinfecting entire streets and parks, and erecting quarantine tents on the side of the road to quickly isolate suspected cases.
Doctors at Wuhan Central Hospital must wear full-body protection to treat corona virus patients. Photo: Weibo
The virus spreads very rapidly in China when millions of people travel by public transport every day during the Chinese New Year. Photo: EPA
On January 23, Singapore and Vietnam announced the discovery of virus infections. In Singapore, a 66-year-old man and his family from Wuhan are currently recovering in a hospital. A 37-year-old woman accompanying him is also being monitored but has not yet discovered the disease.
So far, the corona virus has spread to nine countries, including the United States, and European health officials fear the unprecedented disease will reach Britain and other countries. According to the newly released information, an infected American man was exposed to at least 16 others before being isolated.
The World Health Organization is facing increasing pressure to declare this crisis as a public health emergency similar to the Ebola and Zika epidemics of the past. However, after the meeting on January 23, they still did not declare a global emergency.
A passenger suspected of being infected with corona virus is taken out of the airport by a quarantine car. Photo: Twitter
A man is spraying disinfection on a deserted road in Wuhan City. Photo: Twitter
Isolating tents are set up on the side of the road. Photo: Twitter
Health workers at Fiumicino airport, Rome, Italy, wear protective clothing when preparing to inspect a delegation from Wuhan City on January 23. Photo: Reuters
Police guard at the entrance to the train station was closed in Wuhan City. Photo: AP
China Eastern Airlines’ crew wearing a mask leaves Sydney – Australia airport after arriving from Wuhan City. Photo: AP
(According to the Daily Mail)