Operational staff will discuss measures to combat coronavirus in Russia

Photos: Moscow 24/Alexander Avilov

Operational headquarters for control and monitoring of the situation with coronavirus on Friday, January 31, will consider additional measures against coronavirus.

this was reported in the Secretariat of the Deputy Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Tatyana Golikova after the decision of the world health organization. The who has previously acknowledged the outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China an emergency situation of international importance, the Agency “Moscow”.

the prevalence of the disease in China is regarded as very high. 30 Jan Mikhail Mishustin signed the order about closing of the Russian border in the far East. This is done as one of the measures to combat the spread of the new virus.

the foreign Ministry recommended Russians to refrain from trips to China

Outbreak of pneumonia in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the causative agent of which was a new type of coronavirus – 2019-nCoV, began in late December. It is also found in Australia, Canada, Vietnam, Germany, Cambodia, Malaysia, Nepal, South Korea, Singapore, USA, Thailand, France, Japan and Sri Lanka.

as of January 30, the number of victims of coronavirus in China was 170 people, and the number of infected was closer to eight thousand. Also the first case of infection was recorded in Tibet. Thus, infected identified in all regions of China, including the Autonomous areas.

In Russia, about the infected is currently unknown. Chinese authorities believe the peak of the outbreak will start in 7-10 days. Expert SMRC DRF of Ministry of health of Russia Vladimir closets believes that in Russia the disease may come in February.

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