In a recent appearance on Radio 4's Today programme, Chief Medical Officer Professor Chris Whitty said officials were hoping to delay the spread of the coronavirus in this country until the summer.
The chair of the Royal College of Nursing's Emergency Care Association, Dave Smith, told The Guardian: "It's worrying to hear that the public isn't following Public Health England advice about phoning NHS 111 to seek advice, and therefore putting other members of the public and NHS staff at risk of contracting coronavirus".
Dr Robin Thompson, of the University of Oxford, said: 'In general, if an initial case is in a densely populated area, then the risk of sustained person-to-person transmission following is higher.
Other parts of London may already be affected after paramedics in hazmat suits turned up to a flat in Paddington, central London, after a patient reported symptoms yesterday morning.
The head of the NHS, Simon Stevens, claimed that to include the spread much more individuals would certainly require to self-isolate in your home if they had dubious signs.
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Patients who think they have symptoms will be directed to a pod away from A&E, from where they can call specialist NHS 111 teams on a dedicated phone, the letter said.
As of last month, 2,512 Britons had reportedly been infected with the virus. Patients with thought coronavirus have actually swabs taken of their nose as well as throat which are sent out to among 12 laboratories throughout the UK.
Coronavirus has officially arrived in London.
Other experts, however, believe that it was too soon to tell whether the first reported case in London - a transport hub with a population of nine million - implied that the virus would spread in the city. Two medicinal services laborers who came into contact with the lady have been advised to self-seclude, and the Uber driver's record has been incidentally suspended.
The Uber driver's account is now suspended.
Public Health England says it has traced and advised all those who have come into close contact with the two Global Positioning System, including about 12 patients.
The Department for Education has issued advice to schools to follow instructions given by Public Health England regarding self-isolation for people who have recently travelled from Wuhan or specified countries.