kf95 mask, Fox News Flash top headlines for Feb. 3 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The Vatican has sent hundreds of thousands of protective masks to China amid the coronavirus outbreak that has killed hundreds and sent Chinese officials scrambling to contain the illness. The Catholic News Service reported that the Vatican has sent up to 700,000 masks to China beginning last month. The masks are destined to the provinces of Hubei, Zhejiang and Fujian, the press office told the CNS. It is a joint initiative of the Office of Papal Charities and the Chinese Church in Italy, in collaboration with the Vatican pharmacy.
kf95 mask - HOW DANGEROUS IS CORONAVIRUS? Some of the masks were sent to Hubei, the province that has become the epicenter of the coronavirus, the Vatican News reported. More than 420 people have died from the illness and over 20,000 people have been sickened in China as of Monday. Chinese officials have responded by issuing widespread quarantines, quickly building hospitals and enacting travel restrictions. The United States has confirmed 11 coronavirus cases. Last week, some pharmacies across the U.S. reportedly sold out of masks as the coronavirus was in the midst of spreading beyond China's borders.
kf95 mask, Nearly 200 Americans were evacuated from Wuhan, the city where the virus began, last week. Evacuees are subject to a 14-day quarantine where they will be monitored for symptoms. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP U.S. officials last week declared a public health emergency and said some travelers would be temporarily banned from entering the country.
kf95 mask - Formula E racecar driver Mitch Evans previews the big event in Brooklyn. The electric racing series Formula E has postponed its upcoming race in Sanya, China, due to the coronavirus outbreak. (Andrew Ferraro/Jaguar Racing/Getty Images) The second annual event was scheduled for March 21 at the tropical tourist hotspot, which is located over 1,000 miles away from the epicenter of the viral outbreak in Wuhan. The virus has killed over 360 people and sickened more than 17,000 worldwide so far and has led to widespread quarantines and travel restrictions.
kf95 mask - We are working closely with our regional partner and the local authorities in Hainan Province and Sanya Municipal Government, to continue monitoring the situation as it develops. All parties will take the appropriate amount of time to study the viability of potential alternative dates should the situation improve, series organizers told the BBC. (Sam Bloxham/Jaguar Racing/Getty Images) The global 14-race series features battery-powered open-wheel cars fielded by several major manufacturers, including Jaguar, Audi and Porsche. It began last November and runs through July of this year. The more prominent Formula One series currently has a race scheduled for the weekend of April 17-19 in Shanghai, but it has not yet decided if it will be changed.