WHO calls for preparation for cases of mysterious virus in China


Fears are increasing day by day Mystery virus, Which has killed one person and injured dozens in China, where the World Health Organization has now asked hospitals around the world to prepare in a “possible” state for the spread of infection, as scientists baffle a virus that has not been seen before, and tests have shown so far. It is a type of corona virus.

According to the Daily Mail report, 41 cases have been confirmed in Wuhan, China, since last December, and one patient died of pneumonia caused by the virus..

However, the first known case outside Thailand last week, raised fears that the virus might cross the border, and was a Chinese woman on vacation in Thailand.

Although it was initially thought that the virus was transmitted by animals, the World Health Organization has said that there is now evidence of human-to-human transmission.

Dr. Maria Van Kerkhof, Acting Head of the Emerging Diseases Unit of the World Health Organization, said that she has provided guidance to hospitals all over the world on infection control in the event of a disease outbreak, and that this includes the possibility of “super-spread” in health care settings, a time when he can Few infected patients transmit the virus to dozens at a time.

Some hospitals in China, a tourist attraction of approximately 595,000 British tourists each year, have already been directed to report fever cases to anyone who has traveled to Wuhan in the past 14 days, and this city is home to 11 million people.

Investigations have determined that respiratory disease is a new type of coronavirus, which causes cold-like symptoms, including runny nose, headache, cough, sore throat, and fever..

The World Health Organization said that there is a limited transmission from one person to another for the virus, as it was widely speculated that the virus came from an animal, considering that the majority of infected people have worked or visited a seafood market in Wuhan.

The World Health Organization added that the cases were seen mainly in small groups among family members, but there is a possibility of a wider spread.

Other potential cases surfaced in 15 travelers who returned to Hong Kong, after their visits to the city in Hubei Province, and one suspected case was reported in Singapore..

He was afraid that the life-threatening SARS disease would again strike China again, as SARS killed hundreds of people in China and Hong Kong in the early 2000s, but no cases have been recorded in the world since 2004..


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