June 7, 2023


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Wuhan City Hospital … the epicenter of the Corona outbreak

Bloomberg has published a video from inside the Wuhan City Hospital, the epicenter of the deadly Corona virus outbreak.

The hospital witnessed the death of Doctor Liang Wudong, 62, after being infected with the virus, while he was struggling with fellow doctors to save the infected patients. Wudong is a retired doctor, but he has been called in to help prevent an outbreak.

Health guides tips

The Ministry of Health has intensified its awareness-raising efforts to deal with the emerging corona virus, and has published, through its account on the social networking site Twitter, an awareness-raising infographic on how to prevent the emerging infection of Corona, through which it stressed the importance of adhering to preventive precautions for respiratory infections in general, which includes regular hand washing with soap and water, Covering the mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing. She also showed, through an awareness video, that she published on the same account, what the emerging corona virus, which recently appeared in China, causes respiratory infection to varying degrees. She added that the virus is transmitted from the person with the infection to another person through close contact without protection, explaining that there is still no specific treatment or vaccine for the virus, but it can be avoided with the correct methods of prevention. The awareness video included referring to the symptoms of infection with the virus, most notably “fever, cough, and shortness of breath, and sometimes it develops into pneumonia, and it may cause severe complications in people who have weak immune systems, the elderly, and people who have chronic diseases.” The Ministry of Health called on those who feel these symptoms to go to the nearest health center, in addition to which advice has been issued for travelers heading to areas where the disease appeared, and they include “avoiding contact with animals (alive or dead), or animal products, or being present in animal trading markets, and avoiding contact And she stressed that those who have symptoms of respiratory infection should stay at home and avoid mixing with others and not travel while there are sick symptoms, while covering the mouth and nose with tissues when coughing or sneezing, and maintaining clean hands by washing them for 20 seconds. Less with soap and water or alcohol sanitizer.

Japan confirms the infection of a person who was not in China

The Japanese authorities announced today that a man who had not recently traveled to China was infected with the new Corona virus, apparently after he worked as a driver for tourists who came from Wuhan, China, from which the epidemic began. The injured, who was in his sixties, drove vehicles carrying two groups of tourists coming from Wuhan earlier in January, and was taken to hospital on Saturday, where he was suffering from flu-like symptoms, according to the Ministry of Health.

The virus death toll has risen to 106 in China

Chinese health authorities announced that the death toll from pneumonia caused by the (emerging corona) virus has risen to 106, and 4,515 confirmed cases of the virus have been recorded in 30 regions across the country. The National Health Commission stated in its daily report that 976 patients are still in critical condition, while there are 6,973 people suspected of being infected with the virus, while 60 people have been discharged from hospital after recovery, until the end of yesterday.

Germany announces one person injured

The health authorities in the province of Bavaria announced, Tuesday, that the first confirmed patient was infected with the new Corona virus through infection from another person on German soil. According to a toll prepared by Agence France-Presse, this is the first infection by human infection on European soil, as the other patients were infected with the virus during a stay in China.

Hong Kong cancels train services

Hong Kong has canceled train and ferry services to and from the Chinese mainland in an effort to prevent the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference – wearing a face mask – the new measures that include bans on air transport and other forms of individual travel.