In China, an outbreak of bird flu

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the Ministry of agriculture of China reported the outbreak of bird flu in Hunan province. It is bordered by Hubei province, the epicenter of the incidence of coronavirus.

the H5N1 Virus detected among chickens in the area Santin city Shaoyang. The company was 7850 poultry, of which 4500 were infected and died. To prevent the spread of infection had destroyed more than 17.8 thousand house birds. The cases of human infection have not yet been reported.

According to the world health organization (who), the first known human cases of H5N1 occurred in Hong Kong in 1997. The virus reappeared in 2003. 2014 aware of 665 confirmed cases of infection, 392 of which have been fatal, reports

the Number of patients with coronavirus has reached almost 12 thousand people

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 world health organization (who) declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance. According to the latest figures, killed 304 people, and the number infected has reached nearly 15 thousand.

Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova announced the government decision to close all flights of the airlines in China, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. Four Chinese airlines will continue flights to Moscow.

a New mode of air transport with China introduced from 1 February. The restrictions on air traffic between Russia and China and the evacuation of Russians from Wuhan will not affect the planned export of Russian citizens from the Chinese island of Hainan.

the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation has developed a checklist with information about what you need to know about the coronavirus.

Photos: the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation

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