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the Proportion of deaths in China from the effects of the novel coronavirus is 2.1%, said the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Hua Chunying.
According to her, it is much lower than the number of deaths from such diseases as Ebola, SARS (SARS) and middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).
“Despite the fact that the number of new cases of infection with coronavirus is increasing, the mortality rate in China is very low” – quoted by RT Chunying.
foreign Ministry spokesman added that Beijing is doing everything necessary to prevent and contain the spread of the virus.
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 Number of victims of the new coronavirus in China’s Hubei province has increased to 425. While sick at the moment – 20,4 thousand.
the Government has included a new virus in the list of dangerous diseases.
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