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today, flights to China were suspended for 46 foreign airlines, according to RIA Novosti with reference to the civil aviation administration of China.
“Under the influence of the spread of a new type of coronavirus, the demand for international aviation market fell sharply, a number of countries have imposed restrictions on the entry and exit of Chinese citizens. To date, 46 foreign airlines have announced the suspension of flights”, – is spoken in the message.
foreign Minister Wang Yi in a telephone conversation with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif stated that China understand the rational and necessary measures that make some countries to control the spread of coronavirus. Thus, according to him, China does not approve of the overreaction and panic.
“We understand reasonable and necessary measures adopted by some countries to control, but oppose overly sharp reactions, and actions, which cause panic,” said Wang Yi.
He stressed that thanks to the efforts of China, the mortality rate from zabolevaniya in the country turns out to hold at 2.1%, much lower than in other outbreaks of infectious diseases.
At the end of December 2019, for the first time became aware of cases of unknown pneumonia in China. Focus of infection called the city of Wuhan in China’s Hubei province.
the causative agent of the disease was 2019 coronavirus-nCoV. The who declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus emergency situation of international importance.
the Number of victims of the new coronavirus in China’s Hubei province has increased to 425. While sick at the moment 20,4 thousand.
the Government has included a new virus in the list of dangerous diseases.
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