The number of COVID-19 infections continued to drop in China on Tuesday as the outbreak deepened around the globe. NY confirmed Sunday the state's first positive test of the new virus that has sickened tens of thousands of people across the globe.
Employers should be prepared, where possible, to encourage greater home working and understand the impact of a coronavirus epidemic on their operations, particularly in the light of potential school closures and restrictions on public gatherings.
Trevor Bedford, an associate professor at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, said those two people live in the same county but are not known to have had contact with one another. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday said there are 43 domestic cases of the virus in the United States with 29 in either Washington or California .
Under the circumstances of this emergency, nationwide shortages are anticipated. The FDA , an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, protects the public health by assuring the safety, effectiveness, and security of human and veterinary drugs, vaccines and other biological products for human use, and medical devices.
Before doing anything, Gov. Kemp said people who suspect they may have coronavirus should contact their medical provider for immediate next steps. "We were ready for today", he said. "We have been preparing for weeks now and so far, every development has come forward just as we expected it would". He added, "We have a lot of resources available and more coming so that we can continue to communicate that with the public".
Writing for the i newspaper last week, Mr Ratcliffe said: 'On Monday we heard reports of cases, on Tuesday of a ward evacuated as a quarantine area. "Containment is feasible and must remain the top priority for all countries", World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said.