Thirteen Chinese cities are in lockdown as they scramble to stem the spread of the Sars-like infection, which has now reached Europe, the US and Australia. Follow all the latest updates Analysis: Spread of virus shakes people’s belief in government 4.22am GMT I’m getting a bit more information on the new case of the virus diagnosed in Malaysia, taking the total in that country to three. The health minister, Dzulkefly Ahmad, said the three individuals infected were Chinese nationals and related to the 66-year-old man that was confirmed by Singapore health authorities to have tested positive for the virus. 4.13am GMT Confirmed coronavirus cases in China and internationallyA total of 41 people have now died from the coronavirus, according to official Chinese figures. It’s not clear whether the 62-year-old doctor in Wuhan, who died while treating the outbreak, is included in that figure. Continue reading…
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Author : Alison Rourke
Publish date : 2020-01-25 04:26:33
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