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WHO recognizes an outbreak of emergency coronavirus of international importance

WHO recognizes an outbreak of emergency coronavirus of international importance
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The World Health Organization (WHO) recognized the outbreak of coronavirus in China as an emergency of international importance. Experts rate the spread of the disease in China as very high.

As the RIA News citing WHO Director-General Tedros Adhan Ghbreyesus, the organization recommended that the disease be given the provisional name “Acute Respiratory Disease 2019-nCoV,” and the virus the temporary name 2019-nCoV.

According to the latest information, 7 people have been infected with coronavirus worldwide, most of them are from China. 834 people are in serious condition, 1 people have died. Suspicion of the disease was revealed in 370 170 people.

On the eve, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a decree on closing borders Russia with China in the Far East. In the Ministry of Health drug listto be used against a dangerous virus.

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