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  1. 2020.01.31 신종 코로나 바이러스, WHO 발표, 18개 국가 98 사례, 사망자 0 명
정책비교/의료2020. 1. 31. 12:37

세계보건기구 발표에 따르면, 신종 코로나 바이러스가 18개 국가에서 98건 발생, 그러나 사망자 0명.


중국 우한에서 425 최초 발견, 감염자 평균 연령 59세, 감염자의 89%가 발발 5일 안에 병원에 후송되지 않음,

환자 56%는 남성, 1월 1일 이전에 확진받은 환자의 55%는 해산물과 연관 

The WHO said there had been 98 cases in 18 other countries, but no deaths.



Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO




Media captionDr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: "We must all act together now to limit further spread"

The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China.


"The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other countries," said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.


The concern is that it could spread to countries with weaker health systems.


At least 213 people have died in China, with almost 10,000 cases of the virus.


The WHO said there had been 98 cases in 18 other countries, but no deaths.


Most international cases are in people who had been to the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak began.


However, there have been eight cases of human-to-human infection - in Germany, Japan, Vietnam and the United States.


Speaking at a news conference in Geneva, Dr Tedros described the virus as an "unprecedented outbreak" that has been met with an "unprecedented response".


Science Photo Library

Coronavirus outbreak



Data based on the first 425 cases confirmed in Wuhan


59 was the average age of those infected


89%were not hospitalised until at least five days of illness


56%of the cases were men


55%of cases diagnosed before 1 January linked to seafood market


Source: The New England Journal of Medicine


(중국 우한에서 425 최초 발견, 감염자 평균 연령 59세, 감염자의 89%가 발발 5일 안에 병원에 후송되지 않음,

환자 56%는 남성, 1월 1일 이전에 확진받은 환자의 55%는 해산물과 연관 ) 


He praised the "extraordinary measures" Chinese authorities had taken, and said there was no reason to limit trade or travel to China.


"Let me be clear, this declaration is not a vote of no confidence in China," he said.


But various countries have taken steps to close borders or cancel flights, and companies like Google, Ikea, Starbucks and Tesla have closed their shops or stopped operations.


Preparing other countries

What happens if this virus finds its way into a country that cannot cope?


Many low and middle income countries simply lack the tools to spot or contain it. The fear is it could spread uncontrollably and that it may go unnoticed for some time.


Remember this is a disease which emerged only last month - and yet there are already almost 10,000 confirmed cases in China.


The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa - the largest in human history - showed how easily poorer countries can be overwhelmed by such outbreaks.


And if novel coronavirus gets a significant foothold in such places then it would be incredibly difficult to contain.


We are not at that stage yet - 99% of cases are in China and the WHO is convinced the country can control the outbreak there.


But declaring a global emergency allows the WHO to support lower and middle income countries to strengthen their disease surveillance - and prepare them for cases.


How unusual is this declaration?

The WHO declares a Public Health Emergency of International Concern when there is "an extraordinary event which is determined… to constitute a public health risk to other states through the international spread of disease".


It has previously declared five global public health emergencies:


Swine flu, 2009 -The H1N1 virus spread across the world in 2009, killing more than 200,000 people

Polio, 2014 - Although closer than ever to eradication in 2012, polio numbers rose in 2013

Zika, 2016 - The WHO declared Zika a public health emergency in 2016 after the disease spread rapidly through the Americas

Ebola, 2014 and 2019 - The first emergency over the virus lasted from August 2014 to March 2016 as almost 30,000 people were infected and more than 11,000 died in West Africa. A second emergency was declared last year as an outbreak spread in DR Congo


Media captionInside the US laboratory developing a coronavirus vaccine

How is China handling the outbreak?

A confirmed case in Tibet means the virus has reached every region in mainland China. According to the country's National Health Commission, 9,692 cases have tested positive.


The central province of Hubei, where nearly all deaths have occurred, is in a state of lockdown. The province of 60 million people is home to Wuhan, the heart of the outbreak.


The city has effectively been sealed off and China has put numerous transport restrictions in place to curb the spread of the virus.


People who have been in Hubei are also being told to work from home until it is considered safe for them to return.


The virus is affecting China's economy, the world's second-largest, with a growing number of countries advising their citizens to avoid all non-essential travel to the country.


How is the world responding?

Voluntary evacuations of hundreds of foreign nationals from Wuhan are under way.


The UK, Australia, South Korea, Singapore and New Zealand are expected to quarantine all evacuees for two weeks to monitor them for symptoms and avoid any contagion.


Coronavirus misinformation spreads online

Diary of a life in locked-down Wuhan

Virus evacuees criticise Australia quarantine plan

Australia plans to quarantine its evacuees on Christmas Island, 2,000km (1,200 miles) from the mainland in a detention centre that has been used to house asylum seekers.


Countries with diagnosed cases have been keeping patients in isolation. In other recent developments:


Italy suspended flights to China after two Chinese tourists in Rome were diagnosed with the virus; earlier 6,000 people on board a cruise ship were temporarily barred from disembarking

In the US, Chicago health officials have reported the first US case of human-to-human transmission. Around 200 US citizens have been flown out of Wuhan and are being isolated at a Californian military base for at least 72 hours

Russia has decided to close its 4,300km (2,670-mile) far-eastern border with China

Two flights to Japan have already landed in Tokyo. Three passengers have so far tested positive for the virus, Japanese media report

Two aircraft are due to fly EU citizens home, with 250 French nationals leaving on the first flight

India has confirmed its first case of the virus - a student in the southern state of Kerala who was studying in Wuhan.

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