coronavirus würzburg, TEXAS SHERIFF SAYS INMATE'S CORONAVIRUS CLAIMS ARE 'PRETTY UNREALISTIC' The new cases are linked to a British man who contracted the virus while in Singapore on business. He then traveled to a ski resort in France, exposing others to the illness. He is currently being treated at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, the BBC reported. “The patients have been transferred to specialist NHS [centers] at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and The Royal Free hospitals, and we are now using robust infection control measures to prevent further spread of the virus. The NHS is extremely well prepared to manage these cases and treat them, and we are working quickly to identify any further contacts these patients have had,” Whitty added.
coronavirus würzburg - 9 FAMILY MEMBERS INFECTED WITH CORONAVIRUS AFTER SHARING HOT POT MEAL U.K. government officials also on Monday declared the coronavirus outbreak a “serious and imminent threat to public health.” “In light of the recent public health emergency from the novel Coronavirus originating from Wuhan, Secretary of State has made regulations to ensure that the public are protected as far as possible from the transmission of the virus,” the government said in a statement, adding Arrowe Park Hospital in Merseyside, and Kents Hill Park in Milton Keynes, are “isolation facilities.”
coronavirus würzburg, The World Health Organization says it is sending a team to China to investigate the coronavirus outbreak as the case numbers continue to rise; Jonathan Serrie reports from Atlanta. An inmate at a Texas jail is being held in quarantine after telling officers he was possibly exposed to the novel coronavirus prior to his arrest. The unnamed inmate was reportedly experiencing flulike symptoms, prompting officials to put him in isolation. The inmate reportedly told jail officials that he came into contact with people who were recently quarantined for the virus while he was working as a contractor, the San Antonio Express-News reported.
coronavirus würzburg - 9 FAMILY MEMBERS INFECTED WITH CORONAVIRUS AFTER SHARING HOT POT MEAL However, “That scenario actually seems pretty unrealistic from what we're hearing,” Sheriff Javier Salazar with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said, according to the outlet. “Since the claim was made, we want to make sure that we’re acting appropriately,” he added. Medical professionals came to Bexar County Jail to evaluate the man and determined he is more likely sickened from the flu or a cold. However, the 49-year-old inmate, who was arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and assault-family violence, according to the San Antonio Express-News, is currently isolated in a negative pressure cell to prevent any illness from spreading within the jail.
coronavirus würzburg - CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK: WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU'VE CONTRACTED THE NOVEL VIRUS Currently, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Texas. However, some 91 American evacuees from Wuhan, China – the epicenter of the outbreak – are currently quarantined at Lackland Air Force Base after arriving on a State Department-chartered plane late last week. Additionally, some Bexar County residents who recently returned from China are self-quarantined in their homes as a precaution, the outlet reported.