coronavirus italien, CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The newest phase will include 332 additional roundtrip cancelations beginning Feb. 9 through March 28. Previously, United announced it was suspending some flights from SFO, Newark Airport, Chicago O’Hare and Washington Dulles International Airport for only the first week in February. The newest phase will include 332 additional roundtrip cancelations beginning Feb. 9 through March 28. (iStock) The latest cut in service will reduce the major carrier’s daily departures for mainland China from 12 to four, the statement shared.
coronavirus italien - “We will continue to monitor the situation as it develops and will adjust our schedule as needed,” the airline concluded. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER United Airlines, the largest U.S. carrier to China, is also offering travel waivers to scheduled to fly to Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai or Hong Kong before Feb. 29, waiving a change fee for any travel scheduled before that time, as long as travelers book new flights leaving before March 31. (Additional stipulations apply.)
coronavirus italien, United travelers with tickets to Wuhan through March 29 are also eligible for refunds — “even for nonrefundable tickets,” the airline writes. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS Meanwhile, the death toll from the coronavirus has continued to increase. As of Thursday, at least 170 had died and more than 7,700 were infected. The virus has spread to 16 countries. The State Department has issued a Level 3 alert for China (Reconsider Travel) and further issued a Level 4 advisory (Do Not Travel) for the entire Hubei province, the capital of which is Wuhan, where the virus was first observed.
coronavirus italien - Both coronavirus patients in California are travelers from Wuhan, China; Los Angeles County Health Officer Dr. Muntu Davis weighs in. The number of cases of the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) that emerged in Wuhan in Central China is accelerating rapidly. It presently stands at more than 6,000, with at least 130 deaths. The actual number is far greater if we also consider undiagnosed patients with mild symptoms. Some estimates suggest there could be at least 100,000 people infected, most of them in the major cities of Central China. In addition, nCoV infection has spread to 18 countries, including five cases in the United States.
coronavirus italien - This virus can cause a serious lower respiratory tract infection and pneumonia. So far, most of the serious cases and deaths have been in individuals over the age of 60, especially men, and many with underlying diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic conditions. nCoV vs. SARS The major worry is that the nCoV will cause a global pandemic similar to what we saw with the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) coronavirus in 2002-03. CORONAVIRUS: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE MYSTERIOUS ILLNESS In that year, there were 8,000 cases and 800 deaths (10 percent mortality), mostly in China, but also in Toronto, Ontario. The SARS pandemic was a major global public health threat that prompted the WHO to institute new International Health Regulations. SARS also caused significant economic damage to China and Toronto and caused a loss of confidence in the leadership of China.