Corona virus outbreak in China

Corona virus outbreak in China

What is the truth about the outbreak of the Corona virus in China? Are there warnings about traveling to it? What are the warnings Saudi Arabia has launched in this field?

Corona virus outbreak in China
Corona virus outbreak in China

The Chinese government has announced travel restrictions in several cities suffering from an outbreak of the Coronavirus , which is near Wuhan, from where the virus began spreading late last year.

It recorded 17 deaths and more than 570 cases of coronavirus so far in China.

The Chinese government indicated that it is working strictly and vigorously to deal with this epidemic before declaring an emergency internationally.

In turn, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned its citizens against this virus, and announced that it is working closely to monitor travelers to areas where the virus is spread until they are monitored and verified that they are not infected.

What is corona virus?

It is one of the viruses that causes infection of the upper respiratory tract and sinuses as well as sore throat.

There are several types of this virus, and the most threatening to human health were those that spread in 2012 and are respiratory syndrome in the Middle East, and that that appeared in 2003, and now that appeared in China in late 2019.

The Saudi Ministry of Health indicated that it is believed that the new corona virus that appeared in China is of animal origin, as most of the initial cases were associated with the marine and animal markets in the Chinese city of Wuhan.