Chinese scientists said they have more evidence the virus, which was first detected in Wuhan in December, likely originated in bats. The WHO last week declared the flu-like virus a global emergency. In Taiwan, three passengers aboard a flight that arrived from Wuhan on Monday were being treated for fever and sore throat, but it was not immediately known if the symptoms were the result of the coronavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday confirmed the second person-to-person transmission of novel coronavirus in the US, marking the tenth and eleventh cases of the pneumonia-like illness in the country. Most symptoms go away on their own. Flu season typically peaks in February. That is compared to 19 million cases of influenza in the USA, and more than 10 thousand deaths this flu season.
The Centre has set up a task force to monitor the situation arising out of the novel coronavirus with representatives from the Ministries of Health , Home, Civil Aviation and Women and Child Development, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said on Monday.
Despite this development - and the fact that the coronavirus been declared a global health emergency - specialists say pregnant people and parents of children - do not need to take special precautions outside of those that have been recommended for the general population.
Lamar Alexander , R-Tenn., acknowledged that the House managers proved their case regarding the factual allegations that Trump asked Ukraine to investigate former Biden and his son Hunter and that he withheld military aid as leverage, but that this did not warrant impeachment .
There have been seven cases in the US, all travelers except for a Chicago man who caught it from his wife, who got sick when she returned home from China. Also happening Friday, Italy declared a state of emergency freeing up resources to combat the disease, Russian Federation reported its first two cases, as did the United Kingdom, and Singapore is closing its border to Chinese visitors.