25th February 09:15 PM
The Ministry of Health is advising people against traveling to Hubei Province, China due the high risk of coronavirus
By Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 25/01/2020
Scenes from outside Jinyintan Hospital in Wuhan, China. [image: New York times]

The Ministry of Health is advising people against traveling to the Hubei Province in China due the high risk of coronavirus.

They says this includes the cities of  Wuhan, Huanggang, Ezhou, Chibi, Xiantao, Zhijiang, Qianjiang, Xianning, Huagshi, and Enshi.

The Ministry further says if people are to travel to China please avoid visiting wet markets that sell live and dead animnals out in the open,
avoid unprotected contact with live wild or farm animals, avoid contact with persons with flu like symptoms, ensure that you only eat meat or eggs that are thoroughly cooked, practice hand and respiratory hygiene by covering mouth and nose with tissue, sleeve, or elbow when coughing or sneezing.

Currently, Chinese health officials have reported that 26 people have died from the coronavirus and more than 900 people have been infected worldwide.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that a second case of the coronavirus had been confirmed in the United States where a woman in her 60s in Chicago who had recently traveled to Wuhan, China, the center of the outbreak.

The other case is of a man in his 30s in Washington State.

The coronavirus has been confirmed in China, Taiwan, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, United States of America,  South Korea and Australia

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