non-contact thermometer, Bats are known to carry multiple viruses without getting sick, according to the New York Times, which said they have caused human diseases in Africa, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Australia, and are thought to be the reservoir for Ebola. Authorities shut down the market on January 1. But by then, the virus had spread beyond the market and was being transmitted between people. On January 12, Chinese health officials shared a genetic sequence of the virus with other countries to better diagnose the strain in patients.
non-contact thermometer - HOW CHINA IS BUILDING A CORONAVIRUS HOSPITAL IN A WEEK A committee of the WHO on Thursday declared the outbreak a global emergency. The U.N. health agency defines an international emergency as an “extraordinary event” that constitutes a risk to other countries and requires a coordinated international response. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Such a declaration usually brings greater money and resources but also compels governments to restrict travel and trade to affected countries. The announcement also imposes stricter requirements for disease reporting on countries.
non-contact thermometer, More than 200 Americans from Wuhan, China arrive in Riverside, California; William La Jeunesse reports. Health officials have issued a quarantine order for one of the passengers who arrived in California yesterday on a flight from Wuhan. The passenger, who is one of nearly 200 Americans evacuated from the coronavirus epicenter, had attempted to leave the March Air Reserve Base, officials said. “Riverside County Public Health Officer Dr. Cameron Kaiser issued the order requiring the person to stay for the entire incubation period unless otherwise cleared,” a news release from the Riverside County Health Department said. “This action was taken as a result of the unknown risk to the public should someone leave MARB early without undergoing a full health evaluation.”
non-contact thermometer - PERSON-TO-PERSON TRANSMISSION OF CORONAVIRUS REPORTED IN US, CDC SAYS The news release said the person will remain at the base until their health status is confirmed, and that all other passengers currently remain at the base and are continuing to be evaluated. The passengers, whose flight landed just after 8 a.m. local time after briefly stopping to refuel in Alaska on Tuesday night, had already been screened twice in China and two additional times in Anchorage. The plane was scheduled to arrive at Ontario International Airport in San Bernardino County before it was diverted to the air base in Riverside County for “the logistics that they have.”
non-contact thermometer - CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL INCREASES, HERE'S THE LATEST UPDATE ON CASES A team made up of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) medical officers dressed in white protective suits met the plane after it landed, and three charter buses were parked ready to transport patients to temporary housing. Passengers were subject to temperature checks and observed for respiratory symptoms. The CDC said anyone exhibiting possible symptoms of the coronavirus would be transported to a hospital for further evaluation.