Two citizens of Russia are on a cruise ship in Japan, where 10 employees have identified a new type of coronavirus. About it reports RIA Novosti, citing the Russian Embassy.
“According to the Japanese authorities the ship are two citizens of the Russian Federation”, – said the representative of the Embassy.
it is Noted that the staff of the guardian at the moment is investigating all the circumstances around the situation. The Embassy is ready to render any assistance to the Japanese authorities on this issue.
it is Known that the cruise ship had set sail from Yokohama on January 20. Among the passengers was a citizen of China, which was identified coronavirus. On 25 January he went to Hong Kong.
this was followed by the decision of the Japanese authorities that a cruise liner 3 Feb have to stand anchored near Yokohama. After the medical examination by the 10 people was discovered coronavirus infection.
Now the infected are in the hospital, and Kanagawa. Their condition doctors estimate as normal.
Earlier, the plane 64 of the evacuated citizens on Board flew from Wuhan to Russia. It was explained that the Board are also military doctors and specialists in the field of Virology.
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 government has included a new virus in the list of dangerous diseases.
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