It is known that two infected patients are from the same family, reports The Guardian, citing the Department of Health in the UK.
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The Department of Health declined to provide details of the patient’s infection. Now their citizenship is unknown and whether they were in Wuhan. It is only known that patients with coronavirus are in a special quarantine institution where the British were evacuated from Wuhan for the period of the incubation period.
We can confirm that two patients in England who are members of the same family passed a positive coronavirus test. Specialized NHS care is provided to patients, we use established infection control procedures to prevent further spread of the virus,
– said the head physician, Professor Chris Witt.
The Department of Health assures that they were preparing for cases of coronavirus in the UK, and the country has all the necessary and at the same time reliable measures to fight the infection.
We continue to work closely with the World Health Organization and the international community,
– said representatives of the Department of Health in the UK.
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WHO recommends following standard guidelines for preventing the spread of infection:
Wash your hands regularly with soap; Cover your nose and mouth when sneezing; Meat, eggs and fish should be heat treated; Wash fruits and vegetables; Avoid close contact with anyone who shows symptoms of a respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing; Avoid wild animals and do not visit farms;
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