The who describes the outbreak of coronavirus as an epidemic, with many lesions


the world health organization (who) considers the outbreak of coronavirus as an epidemic with multiple outbreaks, not a pandemic, said the Director of the Department of pandemic and endemic diseases in the who’s Sylvie Briand at a press conference in Geneva.

“At present we have not a pandemic, but are at the stage of the epidemic, with many lesions, and we try to stop transmission of the virus all these lesions”, – quotes the words of Brian TASS.

About the first pneumonia cases in China became known in the end of 2019. The causative agent of the disease was 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. Focus of infection called Wuhan.

today the number of victims of the new coronavirus has increased to 425. While sick at the moment 20,4 thousand.

the who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance.

the Russian Government has decided to close down all the flights of airlines in the China. This restriction not only affected flights “Aeroflot” in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

some of the flights will be transferred to the Charter operation mode, that is, passengers will need to check with the airline about the departure date.

Sheremetyevo international Airport diverted all flights with departure or arrival from China at the terminal F. thus the mail and freight from China to stop is not planned.

RZD also suspended passenger service with China. In this regard, the train Beijing – Moscow on Monday morning, crossed the state border of Russia without passengers.

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