ffp3 n95, DR. MARC SIEGEL: 'I WOULD REALLY URGE PEOPLE NOT TO TRAVEL TO CHINA RIGHT NOW' Authorities in China had also canceled or shut down Lunar New Year celebrations in Beijing and elsewhere in a bid to discourage millions from taking to the skies or rail to travel for the occasion. Earlier this week, Wuhan’s transportation hubs had been shuttered and officials mandated that masks be worn in public. Authorities in 12 other cities have also shut down transportation, estimated to impact up to 36 million people.
ffp3 n95 - Other countries, including the U.S., had issued travel warnings to citizens in a bid to discourage visits to the Wuhan region. Several also stepped up screening at airports for travelers arriving from the Wuhan region, but one woman claiming to have skirted the temperature screening sparked fears that there may be gaps in the system. The woman, who allegedly bragged on social media that she used medicine to lower her fever before passing through the screening, was reportedly tracked down by the Chinese embassy in Paris after she began posting to social media. She reportedly no longer has a fever or cough but will undergo further testing, according to BBC News.
ffp3 n95, It’s also possible that not all patients are exhibiting the same symptoms, sparking fears of potential super-spreaders skating through screenings. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP “It’s very hard to wall this in once it starts,” Dr. Mehmet Oz told Fox & Friends. “It takes maybe a week for symptoms to arise after you’re infected, so if you’re on a plane and the person next to you has the virus and they get pulled in to quarantine, you’re still going to be walking through there.”
ffp3 n95 - Airline passengers are being screened and educated about symptoms of the deadly coronavirus; Jonathan Serrie reports from Atlanta. Amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has displayed posters explaining the symptoms in both English and Chinese at 14 American airports to raise awareness of the ongoing virus. SHANGHAI DISNEYLAND, PART OF GREAT WALL OF CHINA TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS The health alert, directed at travelers from Wuhan, China, instructs the reader to consult with a doctor if they’re suffering from a fever, cough or difficulty breathing within two weeks of leaving the now-quarantined city.
ffp3 n95 - Amid the mysterious coronavirus outbreak, the CDC has displayed posters explaining the symptoms in both English and Chinese at 14 American airports to raise awareness of the ongoing virus. (CDC) The CDC’s advisory posters went up at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on Thursday, ABC 7 News reports. Airport spokesperson Doug Yakel confirmed the signs have specifically been displayed inside of customs. At present, the CDC and U.S. Customs and Border Protection is conducting “enhanced health screenings” for airline passengers arriving from or traveling through the Wuhan area at SFO, as well as John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Los Angeles International Airport.