The pathogen also affected Chinese stock markets as it slumped nearly 9 per cent on reopening on Monday amid the virus outbreak. The victim was a 44-year-old Chinese male from the city of Wuhan who arrived in the Philippines via Hong Kong on January 21. Though she did not clarify when the evacuations may occur, a statement from the Department of State released last week said the evacuations could commence "on or about February 3, 2020".
China's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said during a briefing the U.S. had failed to provide "any substantial assistance", a claim that Messonnier denied.
"What China urgently needs at present are medical masks, protective suits, and safety goggles", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said during a Monday press briefing, Channel News Asia reported.
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There are now 195 Americans including diplomats and their families in quarantine at a military base in California after being evacuated last week from Wuhan, the city at the center of the epidemic, and more such flights were planned, said Messonnier. Till now, only the Philippines has reported the lone fatality outside mainland China. China " s National Health Commission on Monday said the drug trials were being carried out at multiple hospitals in the central city of Wuhan.
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An additional 2,829 cases were reported in the past 24 hours. The moves included restricting travel to and from China and implementing mandatory quarantining for some foreign travelers coming into the country.
This means that the cases would drastically increase in the next two weeks before slowing down. Other countries such as South Korea, Japan, Kazakhstan and Hungary, have been donating medical supplies to China. US citizens who have visited Hubei province, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, will be quarantined when re-entering the country.
In one study, researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China analyzed samples from seven patients, six of whom were workers at a seafood market in Wuhan, where the new coronavirus was believed to have originated.
All people had been airlifted from Wuhan, China, and are now under a 14-day period where medical staff regularly check their temperature for fever and monitor their symptoms for cough and lower respiratory infection. So far, over 17,200 cases of the virus, including 361 deaths, have been registered in China, as well as over 150 cases world-wide.
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