The virus that started in Wuhan Province of China seems to be spreading at an alarming rate.
The virus is reported to have started in a wildlife-for-food market.
Here are the latest updates:
Kenyan student who had jetted into the country has been quarantined at the Kenyatta National Hospital over suspected case of coronavirus.
Japan confirms coronavirus case in individual who never travelled to Wuhan, China.
Over ten hours ago, Germany confirms first case of coronavirus.
103 people dead. Around 700 people in serious condition. Over 4000 people infected
Confirmed coronavirus cases:
– United States
– South Korea
– Hong Kong
– Sri Lanka
Global business has been affected by the virus since some countries have suspended issuance of Visa.
Airports around the world have stepped up screening of passengers from China, although some health experts have questioned the effectiveness.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) last week stopped short of calling the outbreak a global health emergency, but some health experts question whether China can contain the epidemic.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is due to travel to Beijing to meet officials and health experts.
Most African countries have remained exposed as the only and major ways of screening aliens are through airports. The ungoverned spaces abs porous borders accessed by foot and vehicles remain dangerously open.
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