Corona virus: G7 Health Ministerial meet, China’s New Hospital, Travel ban by 4 countries
The Corona Virus death toll has increased to 360. The WHO has also declared International Health Emergency over the outbreak of the virus. The G7 countries are to conduct a Ministerial level health meet to discuss measures to prevent the further spread of the disease.
The health ministers of G7 grouping that comprises of USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Japan are to meet to discuss the epidemic being caused by the Corona virus. The Minsters will discuss a joint response to the epidemic.
The virus has so far reached 24 countries and infected 14,500 people
The four countries Australia, US, New Zealand and Israel has imposed travel ban to the people who have recently visited China. This will certainly affected trade and business of China. The Chinese share markets are already slowing down.
The four countries Nepal, Russia and Mongolia have closed their borders with China.
China’s new hospital
China’s speed-built hospital in the city of Wuhan comprises of 1000 beds. The hospital was built in just 8 days. There are more than 21,558 suspected cases and 152,700 under watch cases in the country.
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