China still has not handed Russia new strain of coronavirus – Golikova

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China still has not handed Russia strain 2019 new coronavirus-nCoV. It is reported TASS with reference to Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova.

She said that Russian experts receive information from other available sources and continue to work on a vaccine.

“I want to say that our experts are working in this direction <...> We have available to us sources of what is available today at our disposal, we are, – said Golikova.

She added that on February 4 CPS in China will be sent the delegation of five experts – representatives of the Department and the Ministry of health. Golikova said that on Monday will take a final decision on the team.

Deputy Prime Minister earlier announced the suspension of Charter flights to China on February 14. According to her, the evacuation of 133 Russians, who are still in China, which is planned by the FSI. Russian citizens must return home from 3 to 5 February.

Golikova also said that foreign citizens arriving to Russia from China by planes, from February 4 to miss will only be in the Sheremetyevo airport.

At the end of December 2019, for the first time became aware of cases of unknown pneumonia in China. Focus of infection called the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei province.

the causative agent of the disease was 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. The who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance. The government has included a new virus in the list of dangerous diseases.

the Number of deaths from the new coronavirus in China increased to 361, while the number of infected in the country has reached 17 205 people. 2 of them are 296 people are in serious condition, 475 discharged from the hospital. A total of 558 recorded 21 suspected cases.

the Number of victims of coronavirus in China increased to 362

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