coronavirus virginia, CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Five other countries, including the U.S., have reported cases of the coronavirus, which is said to cause fever, cough, and shortness of breath in patients. As many as 15 health workers tested positive for the virus after 14 of them had been working on a neurosurgery patient who also had coronavirus. “This is a very profound lesson, which is that there must not be any cracks in our prevention and control, Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang said about the infections of the medical workers in an interview with state broadcaster CCTV.
coronavirus virginia - On Wednesday, the National Institutes of Health confirmed to Fox News that it was in the very early stages of developing a vaccine to combat the virus. “I can confirm that we are at the very early stages of developing a vaccine to combat the Wuhan coronavirus,” Kathy Stover, the branch chief for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said in an email. Stover was unable to provide additional details at this time, but did note that more information on the initiative is expected to emerge in the coming days.”
coronavirus virginia, Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel breaks down the risks posed by the virus and the symptoms to look for. Officials with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are working on a vaccine to combat the deadly Chinese coronavirus that’s sickened more than 400 people and killed at least 17, an NIH spokesperson told Fox News on Wednesday. The news comes as Chinese officials are reportedly warning against any attempts at a cover-up as the pneumonia-like disease continues to spread. “I can confirm that we are at the very early stages of developing a vaccine to combat the Wuhan coronavirus,” Kathy Stover, the branch chief for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said in an email.
coronavirus virginia - FIRST CASE OF CHINA-LINKED CORONAVIRUS REPORTED IN US, FEDERAL OFFICIALS SAY Stover was unable to provide additional details at this time, but did note that more information on the initiative is expected to emerge in the coming days.” The news comes as top officials in China have reportedly warned lower-level officials to not cover up the spread of the new coronavirus, which began at an animal and seafood market in the city of Wuhan and is now said to be transmissible between humans. For weeks, the country's health officials maintained that the number of people infected remained at 41 and there were minimal fatalities. But as more cases emerged and the death toll spiked, fears of a cover-up began to surface.
coronavirus virginia - A traveler wears a face mask as she sits in a waiting room at Beijing West Railway Station in Beijing. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) Any lower-level officials who attempt to conceal new cases would “be nailed on the pillar of shame for eternity,” officials with the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission, a top political body in the country that handles law and order, allegedly said, according to the BBC. The warning was sparked after information was reportedly withheld from the public at the start of the outbreak. More specifically, the number of cases was underreported and the risks of the new coronavirus were understated.