Scholars of China have called the most probable source of the coronavirus

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the Ministry of science and technology of China stated that the most probable source of the coronavirus is a bat. It stressed that exclude the connection of pneumonia COVID-19 poultry and livestock, reports “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.

At the same time, the number of victims of coronavirus in China’s Hubei province has risen to 1596 people. The number of infected exceeded 56.2 thousand people. From hospitals there were 849 people, just recovered 5623 patients.

the health Minister of Japan also said that among the passengers and members of crew quarantine of the cruise liner Diamond Princess at the Japanese port of Yokohama revealed 70 new cases of infection with coronavirus, for a total of 355 people.

in the Russian Embassy In Tokyo added that none of the 24 citizens of Russia on Board the disease is not confirmed. There pointed out that diplomats have maintained individual contact with each of the compatriots on the ship.

meanwhile, the Chinese authorities decided that for the concealment of infection, as well as the distortion of information about the patient’s condition, and withholding travel history can be obtained from 10 years to life imprisonment or the death penalty.

the First death from the coronavirus was recorded in Europe

the world health organization (who) said earlier that to be infected with the coronavirus can up to the two thirds of the world’s population. The head of the hospital in Wuhan, Zhang Dinyi noted the effectiveness of methods of plasma transfusion had been ill.

the First information about the outbreak of a new type of pneumonia spread from China to Wuhan in December last year.

in Order to prevent the spread of the virus in Russia, the government decided to close certain sections of the border with China in the far East, to restrict the crossing of the border with Mongolia, to cancel work visas for Chinese citizens to be evacuated from Hubei province are there Russians.

the flights were suspended all regular Russian airline stewardessrepresentations in China, except for flights of “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong. The Railways, in turn, suspended railway communication with China.

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