Beijing/Seoul(Reuters)-the number of new coronavirus infection, in the China outbreak is the first time more than new cases of the other on Wednesday, with Italy and Iran are becoming the new shock of the rapid spread of the disease.
Asia report hundreds of new cases, Brazil has confirmed Latin America’s first infections and new diseases COVID-19-was also detected for the first time in Pakistan, Sweden, Norway, Greece, Romania and Algeria.
U.S. health authorities, the management of 59 cases so far, mostly Americans repatriation from a cruise ship in Japan has told a global pandemic is possible.
President Donald Trump, he was accused of cable TV channels exaggerate the risk and”scare the market,”is set to hold a press conference on Wednesday evening, one may attempt to reassure markets and the public about the government of the Cov of the reaction. This will be one of only a few times, the President has appeared at the White House briefing room.
Stock markets around the world have lost 3. $ 3 trillion of value in the four days of trading, the massage root Stanley Capital International Inc All Country Index. MIWD00000PUS. (MKTS/GLOB)
Wall Street reversed early gains on Wednesday afternoon and the price of oil fell to its lowest level in the past year, spooked in part by the health officials said that dozens of people worked in the Chinese be monitored in the suburbs of a large population of the city of New York, although no confirmed cases have been found.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged the Federal government to tighten the test visitors from a range of countries where the virus has spread, to increase, which is the final Test in the city is”100 percent sure.”
The virus that can lead to pneumonia, is considered to be originated in one market sales of wildlife in the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year. It has infected about 80,000 people, killed more than 2,700, the vast majority in China.
Although completely isolated measures have helped slow the rate of transmission, in China, it is accelerating elsewhere.
Germany has about 20 cases, said it has been unable to trace all the chain of infection, health Minister Jens classes urged the regional authorities, hospitals and employers to review their pandemic plans.
World Health Organization(WHO)said China reported 412 new cases, last Tuesday, although have 459 in 37 other countries.
However, the WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus recommendations of the Geneva diplomats on Wednesday on the floor of a pandemic, it’s defined as a worldwide spread of a new disease.
“The use of the word epidemic is not careful there is no actual benefits, but it does not have a significant risk of amplifying the unnecessary and unjustified fear and shame, and the system is paralyzed,”he said. “It may also signal that we can no longer contain the virus, which is not true.”
Who said that the outbreak reached its peak in China around. After 2 measures, including isolation of the earthquake epicenter, Hubei province。 It says only 10 new cases were reported in China on Tuesday outside the division.
The first Latin American case
In Latin America the first case was in a 61-year-old man in Sao Paulo, Brazil, who has recently visited Italy, a new front in the global outbreak.
The diagnosis coincided with the carnival holiday, a peak time for travel. Brazil’s stock index fell by 7%.
In addition to Brazil, the Italians or people who recently visited Italy have been tested are Algeria, Austria, Croatia, Greece, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Italy itself has reported 400 cases, concentrated in the industrial heartland of Lombardy, and the Veneto.
A hotel, on the island of Tenerife in Spain’s Canary Islands are locked over the case, links to Italy.
“It was very scary, because everyone is out at the pool, the spread of the virus,”said the 45-year-old hotel tourists Lara Pennington
In France, the second person died-a teacher does not have access to any a country with a known outbreak.
In Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s so-called sports and cultural activities abandoned or cut for two weeks to prevent the virus, as concern mounted for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Japan has nearly 170 cases, in addition to the 691 with the Diamond Princess cruise ship is isolated off its coast this month.
There have been nearly 50 deaths abroad, including 12 days in Italy and the 19th in Iran, according to a Reuters tally.
While Iran has reported only 139 cases, epidemiologist says the mortality rate of about 2 per cent in the other place to see the show that the real number of cases must be many times.
The situation with Iran has reported in the Middle East. Iraq imposed a travel ban to the affected countries, and to prohibit public gatherings.
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Report by Julie Steenhuysen and Susan re Chinese, Washington, Jonathan Allen in New York, Diane Bartz in Chicago, Gavin Jones, Francesca Piscioneri and Chris Penn at the end in the Roman Ryan Hu system of the sun and Lusha Zhang in Beijing, Kate Kelland in London, Hyonhee God and Josh Smith in Seoul, Geert De Clercq in Paris, Paresi Hafezi and Alexander Kang Dubai and Stephanie Nebehay and Michael shield in Geneva; Writing by Kevin Liffey and Rosalba O’brien; Editing by John Stonestreet and Bill Berkrot