Information about the new type of Coronavirus

Summary of information regarding the new type of Coronavirus for international residents

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There have been a number of reported cases of people being infected with this new type of Coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei Province in China.

The main symptoms of this virus are a fever, cough and a feeling of general malaise. It can lead to pneumonia, and in the worst cases even death.

In order to best prevent the possible spread of infection it’s important to take the usual precautionary measures, such as frequently washing your hands and wearing a mask.

If you feel the urge to cough or to sneeze, please observe common etiquette by covering your face by wearing a mask, or at the very least with your hands, or with the nook of your arm.

If you are experiencing symptoms such as coughing or a fever, then make sure to start wearing a mask and proceed to visit a medical facility immediately. Also, upon visiting a medical facility be certain to report that you have visited Wuhan recently.



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