Coronavirus can be transmitted between people in 15 minutes

15 minutes of face-to-face with another person can be enough to spread the new coronavirus. It informs the australian health authorities on Friday. the Heal

Coronavirus can be transmitted between people in 15 minutes

15 minutes of face-to-face with another person can be enough to spread the new coronavirus. It informs the australian health authorities on Friday. the Heal

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
01 February 2020 Saturday 04:00
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Coronavirus can be transmitted between people in 15 minutes

15 minutes of face-to-face with another person can be enough to spread the new coronavirus.

It informs the australian health authorities on Friday.

the Health authorities in the australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has created a website where they give advice and information about smittefaren by the virus.

It comes after nine people in Australia have been infected.

at the same time, examined about 60 others, which have shown symptoms that may be linked to the virus.

This writes the news agency NTB.

Infection can be achieved by being face-to-face with a person for at least 15 minutes, or if you are in the same closed space with a person who is infected, for over two hours, writes emergency health services in NSW.

- If your contact with the person lasts a shorter time than this, is the risk that you have been infected, much less inform the further, according to NTB.

Authorities are asking individuals who have been in contact with the infected, to isolate itself in 14 days.

Wednesday was for many children in Australia the first day of school after the summer holidays. Parents had previously been told to keep their children at home in 14 days, if they had been in China during their holiday.

Earlier in the week presented the australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, a proposal to place evacuated australians from the virusramte chinese city of Wuhan in quarantine on an island, that usually houses the asylum seekers.

According to the australian authorities is around 600 australians in the region around the chinese province of Hubei, which is closed down in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

According to the prime minister to the evacuated australians be quarantined for 14 days on christmas island in The Indian Ocean.

It writes the AFP news agency.

Coronavirusset has so far killed at least 213 people in China

Updated: 01.02.2020 04:00
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