Corona virus: Health ministry issues advisory for those visiting China
The Union Health Ministry has issued a travel advisory to travelers visiting China in view of outbreak of Novel Corona virus in that country.
The Health Ministry said that an infection with a Corona virus has been reported from China and till 11 Januray, 41 confirmed cases and one death have been reported.
In its advisory, the Ministry has suggested to the people to observe good personal hygiene, avoiding close contact with people who are unwell or showing symptoms of illness like cough and running nose. Besides, it has also suggested to the people to avoid travel to farms, LIVE animal markets or where animals are slaughtered.
Recently, coronavirus have been detected by the Chinese authorities. According to state media, scientists of China have identified a previously unknown type of coronavirus as the cause of recent pneumonia outbreak in the city of Wuhan.
The coronavirus disease is connected to a seafood market in China. It is said that coronavirus belongs to the same family as the SARS virus.
SOURCE – DD NEWS