Toddler among 16 possible new cases of coronavirus in NSW

A member of the Thai Airways crew disinfects the cabin of an aircraft of the national carrier during a procedure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi International Airport Thailand

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The Health and Prevention Ministry of the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday confirmed the first cases in the Mideast of the new Chinese virus that causes flu-like symptoms.

The plane touched down in Anchorage, Alaska, at around 9:30 p.m. local time to be refueled before heading on to California for an expected Wednesday morning arrival.

Face masks were selling out all over the capital region on Tuesday, as health officials announced what is presumed to be the province's first case of coronavirus, a man in his 40s who lives in Vancouver and recently returned from China.

"The Department of State has the lead for the safe and expedient ordered departure of U.S. citizens".

At the Tokyo airport, Takeo Aoyama, an employee at Nippon Steel Corp.'s subsidiary in Wuhan, told reporters he was relieved to be able to return home.

USA health officials on Tuesday said they are directing $105 million to fight the deadly coronavirus outbreak, but insisted Americans should not be alarmed. In California, they will get more health screenings. The UAE has now joined a list of more than a dozen countries with confirmed cases of the virus, including Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam.

"The fact we have 16 cases under investigation just reflects that we've broadened our testing.to focus on the Hubei province not just Wuhan, and any contacts of confirmed cases", Dr Chant said in Sydney on Wednesday. The efforts, while extensive, leave borders with China porous. It's a joint evacuation with New Zealand, which has about 50 affected citizens. It took the measure a day after Britain's Foreign Office updated its travel advice on China, warning against "all but essential travel" to the mainland, not including Hong Kong and Macao.

Australia and New Zealand have also ratcheted up their travel advice for China. He may have been infected by a coworker who briefly visited the company from China and didn't report feeling sick until her flight home.

Millions of netizens have been watching the live streaming of the construction of two temporary field hospitals in Wuhan to treat patients infected with the novel coronavrius.

Xi made the remarks during a meeting with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday.

Three of the people in NSW had travelled to Wuhan in China which is the epicentre of the outbreak.

It also did not offer a number of those afflicted by the virus, other than to say the cases came from "members of a family arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan".

"Machine learning is very good at identifying patterns in the data, such as risk factors that might identify zip codes or cohorts of people that are connected to the virus", said Don Woodlock, a vice president at InterSystems, a global vendor of electronic health records that is helping providers in China analyze data on coronavirus patients. Others who need to travel long distance home are asked to stay at designated hotels.

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