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Rospotrebnazdor issued a recommendation to tourists to refrain from visiting China. The document is available on the Agency’s website.
Since the recommendation is not prohibitive act, the borders remain open. However, the experts advise not to choose this country for tourism to the stabilization of the epidemiological situation.
Also Rospotrebnazdor listed precautions that will help to avoid Contracting a viral infection. So, it is advisable to visit the markets where you can buy animals and seafood; use only heat-processed food and bottled water, avoid visiting zoos and cultural events attracting animals to wear a mask for respiratory protection and wash your hands often.
At the first sign of the disease, the experts are asked immediately to go to the doctors and not to self-medicate. If the disease was manifested upon return from the trip, the patient should inform the doctor about the time and place of stay in China.
On the night of 24 January, the number infected with pneumonia due 2019 new coronavirus-nCoV in China rose to 830 people and killed 25. In Beijing expect the highest degree of spread of the disease will be in February.
On the night of 24 January, the world health organization has refrained from declaring an international emergency. According to management of the organization, “now is not the time” for such a step.
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