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Coronavirus outbreak: Hong Kong declares virus emergency as 41 die in China

The Sunday Herald Sun has learned the person returned to Melbourne from Wuhan in China last week.

The flight arrived at 9am on January 19.

Many countries are screening travelers from China and isolating anyone with symptoms.

All flights from Wuhan have been canceled.

He is in Australia visiting family.

"The risk to people here in North Carolina at this time is very low", Moore said.

Earlier, the charity SOS Medecins said it had treated a 48-year-old patient of Chinese origin who was showing symptoms of a fever and who said he had been in contact with people from Wuhan.

The man presented to a GP on Thursday but no connection to the virus was made.

They presented with mild respiratory symptoms and are now in good condition and being cared for in isolation at Duke University Hospital.

Dr Bone said it was concerning the GP had not made any link with the man's illness and the fact he had come from Wuhan. She reported possible symptoms a few days later and was admitted to a hospital.

The update comes as authorities were trying to track down2,000 people who recently flew to the United Kingdom from the Chinese region of Wuhan to check they have not been affected by the deadly coronavirus.

The company cautioned, however, that players seeking information about actual pathogens should go directly to local and global health authorities and not the game. Authorities say it is unlikely they actually have the virus.

The patient reached out to their healthcare provider while traveling back to the US.

"He's potentially a second hand case", Dr Bone said. The first cases in the EU/EEA were confirmed in France.

"There is no reason for alarm in the general community".

"It's pretty sad because we do keep in touch with everyone".

The two hospitals would be similar in size to the temporary facility that was built to tackle SARS in Beijing in 2003, when 650 people died from the disease in the mainland and Hong Kong. This winter, in fact, we are much more likely to get influenza B - the flu - than any other virus: one in 10 people have influenza each flu season.

Chinese health authorities said the number of confirmed cases in China rose to more than 1,300 and the death toll climbed to 41.

Shanghai Disneyland was closed from Saturday.

Of the 41 deaths, 39 have been in Hubei province, where Wuhan is the capital city, and one each in Hebei and Heilongjiang provinces.

The first confirmed cases of 2019-nCoV in Europe are not unexpected.

The Department of Health said it is trying to find "as many passengers as we can" who travelled to Britain from Wuhan - the region most affected by the outbreak - in the past two weeks, with health officials working with Border Force agents and airlines to track them down. The latest tally comes from 29 provinces and cities across China and includes 237 patients in serious condition.

Jiang Jijun, an infectious disease doctor at Taizhou People's Hospital, which is located in the coastal province of Jiangsu, died suddenly at the hospital on January 24, according to the Chinese news portal Sina. On admission, the patient had chest tightness, shortness of breath, accelerated heart rate, positive coronavirus nucleic acid test, and was diagnosed with viral pneumonia, respiratory failure, hypertension, and coronary heart disease.

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