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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 06:39 PM

World Health Organization: 1,320 cases of coronavirus so far

Source: the hill





By J. Edward Moreno - 01/25/20 06:24 PM EST




The World Health Organization (WHO) released an updated report Saturday evening on the status of the latest coronavirus outbreak.

According to WHO, of the 1,320 confirmed cases worldwide, 237 of them have been reported as “severely ill.” Forty-one deaths have been reported so far, all of which occurred in China.

Since its last update on Friday, the number of confirmed cases has increased by 474. The outbreaks are centered in Wuhan, China, and only two confirmed cases have been in the U.S. so far.

Along with the report, WHO noted that they updated their advice page for international travel.

On Saturday it was reported that the U.S. government is preparing a charter flight this weekend to evacuate American citizens and diplomats from Wuhan. ...........................................

Read more: https://thehill.com/policy/international/479934-world-health-organization-1320-cases-of-coronavirus-so-far



Just a few days ago, they were reporting a litter over 300!!.


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riversedge Jan 25 OP
riversedge Jan 25 #1
Delphinus Jan 25 #2
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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Jan 25, 2020, 06:41 PM

1. Canada reports its first case...........

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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 06:42 PM

2. I have this link from another DU thread open

https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

and it says 1,438 as of the latest refresh on my browser.

Thanks for posting from the WHO.

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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 06:42 PM

3. In a few more days, it will be exponentially worse.

Both in and out of China.

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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 07:07 PM

4. Hong Kong declares a state of emergency

Hong Kong declared a state of emergency on Saturday in response to growing concern over the spread of a coronavirus that first surfaced in the Chinese city of Wuhan, announcing it will close schools for three weeks and impose a limited transportation ban.

https://www.vox.com/2020/1/25/21081400/coronavirus-number-cases-hong-kong-emergency

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Sat Jan 25, 2020, 07:09 PM

5. Here's an article on Coronavirus

Interesting background. A couple of days old.

[link:https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2759815|]

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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 07:22 PM

6. yikes

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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 07:34 PM

7. I remember reading a day or two ago that whatever number you hear, just add a zero.

This looks really bad.
Any time the Chinese quarantine 10 cities with over 33 million citizens over the New Years holiday is MAJOR!

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Sat Jan 25, 2020, 09:51 PM

8. Just updated to 54 dead as of Saturday

It's getting worse fast.

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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 01:17 AM

9. Safe to say more contagious than SARS... death rate, we don't know yet

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