Coronavirus: China Admits ‘Shortcomings & Difficulties’ In Virus Response

China’s Leadership Admits ‘Shortcomings & Difficulties’ In Coronavirus Response

CORONAVIRUS – China’s leadership admitted ‘shortcomings and difficulties in response to novel coronavirus outbreak.

The 2019 novel coronavirus global death toll has now reached 426 and more than 19,000 confirmed cases. In a previous article, a 44-year old man in the Philippines died of the Wuhan virus. He is the first known fatality outside China.

Filipino people are panic-buying face masks to protect themselves from getting infected. Several stores and pharmacies have run out of face masks.

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In a previous article, Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo called on manufacturers to step up in production. He also warned the public to stop hoarding the protective equipment.

Meanwhile, the Chinese officials agreed to allow the United States health experts into the county to help combat the deadly virus as the number of deaths continued to mount. Their coronavirus hospital is due to be operational later this week.

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Based on a report from GMA News, China officials have admitted “shortcoming and difficulties” in its response to the nCoV outbreak. The death toll in China surpassed the fatalities of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak.

The government in Beijing accused the United States of causing “panic” with its response to the Wuhan virus, including the banning of travelers who recently went to China.

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In a report, Japan’s government quarantined the cruise ship after a passenger tested positive for nCov. The Hong Kong man developed a cough the day before embarking.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said their officials are developing a rapid test kit to combat the deadly coronavirus. He said he will protect the health and lives of its citizens.

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