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China treats eight coronavirus-infected foreigners

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The number of foreigners recovered from a new type of coronavirus in China has reached eight. On Thursday, February 13, said the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China Geng Shuang.

Under the supervision of physicians, 27 infected citizens of other countries remain. The agency refuses to disclose the citizenship of the remaining patients in order to comply with the interests of patients, reports RIA Novosti .

To date, more than 1360 patients have died from coronavirus worldwide. It infected more than 60 thousand. Man, according to the website kp.ru . Chinese authorities sent additional medical personnel to Wuhan, which became the focus of the spread of infection.

Among the dead from the virus in China were two foreigners – Japanese and American. A US citizen died in Wuhan from pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus on February 8, becoming the first American to fail to defeat the disease. On the same day, information appeared that a Japanese citizen had died in Wuhan, presumably from a coronavirus.

An outbreak of viral pneumonia caused by a new type of coronavirus occurred in late December 2019.

The World Health Organization announced the timing of the manufacture of a vaccine against coronavirus. It is assumed that the development of the drug will take a year and a half.

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