kn95 n99, Amid the outbreak, the Canadian Government has also advised its citizens to “avoid all travel” to the Hubei province, which includes the city of Wuhan. Fox News' Alexandria Hein contributed to this report.
kn95 n99 - Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 28 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. As the coronavirus continues to spread, the U.S. is reportedly planning to boost staff at almost two dozen airports in an effort to screen nearly all passengers traveling from China. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it increased its travel warning to Level 3 on Monday, recommending travelers to avoid all nonessential travel to China. Concerns over the virus' fast-spreading nature have prompted the CDC to increase staffing at 20 U.S. airports that have quarantine facilities, The Washington Post reported.
kn95 n99, CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: MAJOR US CITIES REPORT SURGICAL MASK SHORTAGES Medical workers in protective gear talk with a woman suspected of being ill with a coronavirus at a community health station in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province on Monday. The State Department is urging Americans to reconsider travel to China. (Chinatopix via AP) On Sunday, China's health minister Ma Xiaowei said the virus could be transmitted by an infected person before symptoms appear, which could impact how the U.S. screens people from China.
kn95 n99 - “If people can be transmitting and infecting without any symptoms, that has a major impact on how you screen people,” Anthony S. Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases told The Washington Post. Passengers from the Hubei province were screened at five test airports, with the 20-airport expansion starting in the coming days, according to the outlet. Map highlights areas with cases of the new coronavirus.; CORONA OUTBREAK: US URGES AMERICANS TO 'RECONSIDER' CHINA TRAVEL, PLANS TO MOVE PERSONNEL OUT OF WUHAN
kn95 n99 - On arrival to the United States, travelers from China may be asked questions to determine if they need to undergo health screening, the CDC said. Travelers with signs and symptoms of illness (fever, cough, or difficulty breathing) will have an additional health assessment. China's finance ministry and National Health Commission have devoted $8.74 billion to contain the spread of the virus, a ministry statement said, according to Reuters. CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The outlet reported Germany's first declared case of the deadly virus late on Monday in Starnberg, a town 19 miles southwest of Munich. The patient is reportedly in good condition and is isolated under medical observation.