The Chinese prime minister at the head of the National Health council has on Sunday said that the new corona virus is still the faster it spreads, and that there are more new cases can be expected. At the same time, there is still a lot of confusion about the nature of the 2019-nCoV.
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Secretary-Ma confirmed on Sunday that the capital of the new corona virus to spread, it seems to be growing. “We don’t have any clarity on the risk that the virus will continue to mutate,” he said. However, it seems that this is the risk that the virus poses to people of different age groups shifts.
The death toll from the outbreak of the new corona virus was on Sunday morning (local time) reached a level of 56. Worldwide, there are more than 2,000 besmettingsgevallen have been reported, of which 1.975 in China.
The current theory is that the Chinese authorities, that is, the outbreak started at the fish market in Wuhan, a city of 11 million inhabitants in the central part of the country, where the illegal wildlife was sold. The Chinese government announced on Sunday a national ban on the trade in exotic wildlife, such as snakes, crocodiles, and a tie.
According to the Ma, however, there is still a lot of confusion as to the origin of the 2019-nCoV . “We know that it is possible that the disease originated from wild animals,” he said.
The Virus is also contagious during the incubation period
The incubation period of the virus is that by 2019-nCoV has been baptised, is from 1 to 14 days. During that period of time, during which the patient has no signs of damage, you can already do with other people to infect them. This is different from 2019-nCoV) of the SARS virus.
It is a new virus, leading in particular to an alarm because of its rapid spread and the lack of awareness about just how dangerous and how contagious it is. It can cause pneumonia, which in some cases can be fatal.
“The knowledge we have about the corona virus is fairly limited,” said vicegezondheidsminister Li Bin on Sunday.
‘Steady progress’ in fight against outbreak
Li also said that experts believe that the spread of the virus and to stop it can be stopped, if the current measures are effective in operation. “The measures taken so far have been taken and are in line with the conditions of the time,” said Li.
The Chinese authorities have as a precaution in the meantime, fifteen cities, and a lock on it. Several roads are blocked and public transport has been suspended. At the airport, in Wuhan, almost all of the flights will be cancelled.
The authorities in the Hubei province of which Wuhan is the capital city, were the Saturday for more protective masks, and clothing. The Chinese government is seeking in foreign countries to buy, and a day later, will be announced.
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Countries are trying to be a pandemic to occur
Worldwide, a few member states, to prevent a virus outbreak turns into a pandemic (an epidemic on a global scale. Australia has four of the cases are confirmed, as is saudi arabia. In Canada, it is one of the cases is known. The disease has also surfaced in the US, Thailand, south africa, South Korea, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, and Japan.
The virus is also in Europe. In france, confirmed on Saturday the three besmettingsgevallen. For a patient in Belgium it took a moment for the commotion, but the man, who proved to be the flu too.
There is no possible besmettingsgevallen have been reported in the Netherlands. The Minister, mr Bruins, from Medical Care on Saturday, said that in the Netherlands the development of the new corona virus a close eye on the does. The national Institute for public Health and the Environment (RIVM), arrives on Monday in an advisory capacity to the government. On the basis thereof, determines that the minister is whether there are additional measures that need to be made.
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