At least 200 people from Zora, Yosemite National Park, California, have been infected with a mysterious virus whose symptoms appear 12 to 48 hours after being exposed to the disease by touch or contact with people with the disease.
The authorities said, according to the “USA Today” network, that Yosemite officials and medical professionals are continuing to investigate the conditions surrounding the disease and to conduct interviews with the infected people, as they suggested that it is the Noro virus that infects people through eating contaminated food or drink and directly affects the digestive system.
Garden officials are working on extensive cleaning and applying enhanced health protocols to prevent its spread to visitors.
From China, local health authorities said that a second person died of pneumonia in central Chinas Wuhan city after an outbreak of an previously unknown virus, and the Wuhan Municipal Health Committee said in a statement on its website that the 69-year-old man was taken to hospital with an infected Inadequate kidney function and severe damage to multiple organs, and the man died on January 15.
In total, 41 cases of pneumonia were reported in Wuhan, and official media reported that laboratory tests showed that they could be due to a new type of coronavirus, a large family of viruses that could cause infections ranging from common colds to acute respiratory infections (ARI). SARS) causing the death.