mascarillas quirurgicas, CORONAVIRUS TESTING KITS TO BE SENT TO LABS ACROSS US TO SPEED UP DIAGNOSES: FDA WHO in 2015 released its “best practices” for naming new human infectious diseases. The name for the novel coronavirus appears to follow these guidelines, which aim “to minimize [the] unnecessary negative impact of disease names on trade, travel, tourism or animal welfare, and avoid causing offense to any cultural, social, national, regional, professional or ethnic groups.”
mascarillas quirurgicas - Thinking of traveling despite the coronavirus outbreak? Here’s what you need to know about travel insurance just in case of the unexpected. American Airlines is extending its suspension of flights to mainland China and Hong Kong as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 --formerly known as the novel coronavirus --outbreak. The carrier announced this week that flights between Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and mainland China will now be suspended through April 24, as would flights between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and mainland China. Hong Kong-bound flights out of both DFW and LAX are suspended until April 23 and April 24, respectively.
mascarillas quirurgicas, WHAT DOES TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER? American Airlines had previously canceled all flights to mainland China through March 27. The airline is citing “reduction in demand” for the extension of its flight cancellations. Due to the reduction in demand, American Airlines has extended the suspension of flying to and from mainland China and Hong Kong from our Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Los Angeles (LAX) hubs, the airline confirmed on Tuesday. (iStock) FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS
mascarillas quirurgicas - Travelers scheduled to fly to Hong Kong are currently eligible to either change, delay, alter or cancel trips if their tickets were purchased prior to Jan. 28, for flights scheduled to leave by April 24. Travelers scheduled to fly to China are eligible to change, delay, alter or cancel flights if their tickets were purchased by Jan. 24, for travel booked through April 24. More information can be found at the American Airlines Travel Alerts webpage. Two other major American carriers that fly to China — Delta and United — have similar suspensions in place. Delta had previously suspended all “U.S. to China flying” through April 30, while United had suspended travel through March 28.
mascarillas quirurgicas - CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Increased concern over COVID-19 had also prompted the State Department to issue a Level 4 travel advisory (Do Not Travel) for China as of Jan. 30. At a press briefing on Tuesday, the World Health Organization said it had decided on the name for the virus after consulting with the Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Organization for Animal Health. “We had to find a name that did not refer to a geographical location, an animal, an individual, or group of people,” said WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. WHO also wanted a name that was “pronounceable and related to the disease,” he said.