However, experts say the true number of patients is likely considerably higher. Imperial College London researchers estimate that there were 4,000 (up to 9,700) cases in Wuhan city alone up to January 18 – officially there have only been 444 there to date. If cases are in fact 100 times more common than the official figures, the death rate may be considerably lower. … [Read more...] about China in LOCKDOWN: China cancels its New Year celebrations, closes FOURTEEN cities, part of the Great Wall, Disneyland Shanghai – and even McDonald’s shuts up shop – as the army is deployed in desperate bid to contain killer coronavirus
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“We’ve still got to get through the end of January, we’ve still got to get through February which is one of our months of summer and we still have to get through the end of the statutory bushfire danger period which might be extended should the circumstances dictate beyond March,” he said. … [Read more...] about Water tanker rollover leaves six injured after battling NSW blaze
As Taiwan becomes the fourth territory to report a case of the virus outside of China, following Thailand, South Korea and Japan, it can also be revealed that: A total of 322 people have caught the virus across Asia, including 20 healthcare workersCases have risen six-fold in the space of a few days, with just 48 confirmed cases on January 17 Australia and the Philippines are investigating suspected cases of the coronavirus, which causes a fever and can cause pneumonia North Korea has temporarily banned all tourists from entering the country over fears the Chinese coronavirus will spreadSouth Korean budget airline T'way Air has postponed the launch of its cheap flights to Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreakThe World Health Organization will hold an emergency meeting later in the week to discuss the outbreakPublic health officials in the UK have instructed NHS hospitals on how to deal with cases amid fears the virus will spreadThe US National … [Read more...] about Australia braces for ‘potential pandemic’ after ‘perfect storm’ outbreak of SARS-like virus – as Brisbane man remains in isolation and death toll climbs to six
"The company will arrange to transfer customers who have purchased tours which stop at Wuhan to other tours. Ensuring the safety and health for customers is the top priority, and we have received the cooperation of customers with this decision," said a Saigontourist representative. … [Read more...] about All Vietnam-Wuhan flights cancelled after pneumonia virus outbreak
What are the symptoms? They are typically similar to a flu or chest infection so would include a high temperature or fever, sweating, shivering and a cough that brings up phlegm, as well as a loss of appetite. Signs that it is more serious include breathing quickly and feeling confused or disoriented, which is mostly observed in older people. A sharp pain in the side of the chest, which becomes worse when taking a deep breath, usually means that pleurisy – an inflammation of the thin outer covering of the lung – has developed. … [Read more...] about Pneumonia: what are the symptoms and who is at risk?