ZERO.id – US Prepares Evacuation of Consulate in Wuhan in the Face of Coronavirus Crisis. The United States prepares the evacuation of the staff of its consulate in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the main affected by the outbreak of the coronavirus 2019-nCoV.
The US embassy in Beijing announced that they will be transferred on a low capacity flight that will depart directly to San Francisco.
In case the capacity does not allow the transfer of all personnel, priority will be given to those who are “at greater risk of coronavirus”.
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So far, 56 deaths from the coronavirus have been counted in China, as well as 975 cases of infection.
So far, the World Health Organization has not declared a world emergency due to the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus, although in China.
Given this situation, the Chinese government completely isolated 13 cities, to prevent the spread of the pathogen, in addition to the construction of a special hospital for the treatment of this disease and will have capacity for a thousand patients. Its construction will end on February 3.
So far, the countries that have registered confirmed cases of this pathogen are China, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea, France and the United States.