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Coronavirus, la Solidarietà Della Chinatown Milanese

Updates on the respiratory illness that has infected thousands of people. As U.S. officials declared the new coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency — imposing measures such as temporary quarantines for people possibly exposed to the virus, and barring entry of foreign nationals who have recently visited China — some experts questioned whether the approach would be effective.
Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics company that has factories in China and makes products for tech companies like Apple, said the virus won't impact their production But China has officially extended the recent Lunar New Year holiday in an effort to curb the virus' spread, which could delay normal production schedules.



30, a special WHO committee declared a public health emergency of international concern, citing "the potential for the virus to spread to countries with weaker health systems." Human-to-human transmission has been confirmed outside China, including in the US, leading authorities around the world to begin limiting travel and enforcing quarantines to guard against the spread.
In China, sick people have been infecting others through person-to-person transmission since the start of January, and the WHO has reported that there have been sustained chains of cinese people passing the virus along for at least four generations : one person got sick (probably from an animal), passed the virus to another person, who passed it to another person.

Your health care provider will evaluate you with the help of your state's public health department and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention If your travel history and reported symptoms fit with n-CoV infection, you may be tested for the virus.
One way to determine whether symptom-free people can spread the virus would be to study its spread in individual households in China, says Sheila Bird, a biostatistician at the University of Cambridge, UK. By closely monitoring all the members of a household in which one person is infected, it should be possible to determine who else contracts the virus and how.
US evacuees who were in China leave an aircraft, chartered by the US State Department to evacuate government employees and other Americans from the novel coronavirus threat in the Chinese city of Wuhan, at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California, January 29, 2020.

A steep rise in the number of cases in recent days, as well as lingering unknowns about the new virus, called 2019 novel coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, including its severity and transmissibility, prompted officials to take the actions, said Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Md. at a White House news briefing announcing the measures on January 31.
According to Emily Landon , medical director of antimicrobial stewardship and infection control at the University of Chicago Medicine, the hospital's guidelines for influenza define exposure as being within six feet of an infected person for 10 minutes or longer.

He said the new strain of virus remained "moderately transmissible" and had a demonstrated mortality rate of around 2% at present — much lower than other disease outbreaks such as Ebola, which had a 70% mortality rate, or even the related SARS coronavirus that had a 10% mortality rate.

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