Coronavirus is rapidly spreading in China

Coronavirus in China: Three Cities of China Lockdown, Transport System is Totally Closed


Coronavirus in China: To stop the rapidly spreading coronavirus, the Chinese have on Thursday closed around 20 million people in three cities. All the modes of public transport, subways, boats, trains and aircraft services including city buses have been closed in these cities. Citizens have been warned not to leave the city without giving important reasons. If they do, they will be punished.


At the same time, efforts have started to stop the spread of this virus worldwide. Till now, the virus has been feared to have spread to humans from a wild animal or its flesh. The city of Wuhan was first ordered to be closed. After this, Huanggang, which is about 70 km from here, was closed.

Similar orders were given for Izou. The headquarters of these cities have stated in the notice that this has been done to prevent and treat the spread of pneumonia from newly arrived coronavirus. On leaving the house they have been asked to apply masks. This notice was issued at nine o’clock only one hour before the time of implementation.

In this, government employees and those engaged in security work have also been asked to wear masks in public places. Wuhan Transport Hub, Hankou Railway Station, etc. have been closed. These places which are always crowded have become deserted. Security forces have been deployed on highways to ensure the ban.

17 deaths, 571 seriously ill

17 people have died due to this deadly virus in these three cities of the Hubei province of China. At the same time, 571 people are seriously ill. At the same time, many people started migrating to other cities. In such a situation, the Chinese authorities appealed several times to stop them. But this notice was issued when conditions appeared to go out of control.

Tourism banned till 8 February

The ‘Lunar New Year’ festival begins in China on Friday, and their holidays are on. During this time, crores of people from all over the country come to their homes and places to visit. They will also be affected by the new ban.

Tourism officials in Wuhan have asked all regional agencies to ban all types of tourism from January 22 to February 8. All group tours coming from abroad have also been canceled till January 30, money has been asked to be returned. Five-star hotels have been warned to cancel all their events by 8 February.

The case found from Hong Kong to the US

Meanwhile, coronavirus has also been confirmed in many other countries. Four cases have been reported in Thailand, and one each in the US, Taiwan, Japan, Republic of Korea. Many patients have also been found in Hong Kong and Macao.

Economic impact across Asia

The Hong Kong and Shanghai stock markets fell nearly 1.5 percent due to conditions in China. At the same time, China’s currency yuan has also lost the most in two weeks. At the same time, seven films being released at a festive time have also postponed to China.

Cancellation of hundreds of flights

Wuhan is considered the center of industry and commerce in central China. 566 flights were scheduled to go from here on Thursday. At 11:30 am, 288 of them have been canceled following orders from the China Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) to stop the flights. On an average 30 thousand passengers go out of these planes every day, they are all stuck here. There are a large number of foreign nationals between them.

No Vaccine yet

There is currently no vaccine to stop the virus. Symptoms include fever, shortness of breath, and cough. Many people are also experiencing respiratory problems.

Circumstances: People angry with sudden orders

After the ban on leaving these three cities, they have turned into a kind of prison. People have been asked to leave their houses only when it is very important to do so. People coming out of homes in these cities are seen in masks. At the same time, many people are seen coughing and sneezing, due to which there is an atmosphere of fear. Such people are being taken to the hospital immediately.

Most of the people are angry with the Chinese administration because the halt orders in cities were suddenly issued only one hour before the implementation. This has led to confusion and an atmosphere of fear. People are running towards hospitals for investigation even after the usual sneezing.

700 Indians, most students in Wuhan

There are about 700 Indians living in the city of Wuhan, most of whom are students. Local authorities have advised them to avoid traveling in and out of the city on Wednesday itself. India has already issued a travel advisory in this matter. The Indian Embassy is in constant touch with these Indians.

Investigations at airports, trains and bus bases, cases were found in new places

Investigations have been started in several airports, buses, and trains in China in view of the crores of people traveling for the new year from 24 January. Due to this, cases of coronavirus are also coming from Beijing, Shanghai, and Chongqing and also from North East, Central and South China.

India cautious, worldwide investigation

Till Tuesday, a total of 12,828 passengers on 43 flights at seven airports in India underwent detailed health check-ups with state-of-the-art thermal imaging cameras. No infected

Travelers from foreign countries, especially from China, are being tested at airports in Turkey with thermal cameras. Special ambulances and medical centers have been created for infected patients.

North Korea has banned the entry of foreign tourists. In the UK, Canada, Australia also the Health Department has launched extensive investigations at all airports.

Lockdown in these three cities:
City                                     population
Wuhan                                1.15 million
Huanggang                         7.5 million
Izou                                        11 million

Differences in WHO’s ‘PHEIC’ is a threat to the world or not

The World Health Organization (WHO) convened emergency talks on Wednesday-Thursday through the intervening night to decide on the implementation of the Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). After this closed-door meeting, WHO Director-General Tedross Adhanom said that more information was still awaited before the decision on the PHEIC. Further meetings will be held.

He described this as a matter of international concern and said that the PHEIC Declaration had serious consequences, as it did at the time of swine flu or Ebola. But present in France’s National Health Protection Agency and Emergency Committee meeting Didier Hosin said that there were differences in the meeting on the implementation of the PHEIC. To do so, the death rate is currently low, with more deaths occurring in earlier announcements.

The decision will now be made to decide whether to consider the current spread of the coronavirus a threat to mankind. PHEIC is imposed on the spread of a disease that needs international efforts to prevent it.

Coronavirus came from Snake or Bats

There may be snakes or bats behind the coronavirus outbreak that killed 17 people in China. This claim has been made in two separate types of research based on the genetic analysis of viruses. In this research, the genome sequence of the virus has been studied.

According to research published in the journal China Life Science on Tuesday, the coronavirus found in Wuhan resembles the genetic variant coronavirus found in bats. ‘Wuhan COV’ (coronavirus) is commonly found in Wuhan bats.

In such a situation, scientists have reason to believe that its arrival from there. At the same time, scientists assess that while passing from bats to humans, it has passed through some organisms in between.

Snakes come from but need further study to confirm

The second study was published in the Journal of Medical Virology on Wednesday, in which the snakes were convicted as possible. According to the researchers, after detailed gene sequencing and comparison, they found that it came from snakes. These snakes were probably brought from the forest. However, detailed studies are needed to confirm this.

Doubts on eating the meat of wild animals

While these studies have not revealed how these organisms spread the virus to humans, it has indicated that many types of organisms are also traded in the food commodities market in Wuhan, China. These include living foxes, crocodiles, wolves, lizards, snakes, mice, bats, peacocks, porcupines, Shamil.

Gao Fu, director of China’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, claimed in Beijing that at present Chinese officials believe that the virus originated in humans from forest organisms. Earlier, there was a possibility of the spread of Sevier Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) civet (musk-pilav) by eating meat.

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