By Timothy Gamble
2-9-2020 - Chinese officials have announced that the Wuhan Coronavirus can spread through aerosol, meaning people can be infected by touching tainted objects, such as escalator handrails, elevator buttons, shared phones, and shared computer keyboards, and then touching their mouth, nose, or eyes. Experts are also saying the virus can survive up to 5 days on surfaces.
official death toll from the Wuhan Coronavirus has risen to 814 (topping SARS 2002/2003), with
over 37,500 officially confirmed cases. The reality is much worse in China, as most epidemiology experts agree that China is severely under-reporting the true extent of the outbreak.
the United States, there are 12 confirmed cases in six states, with no
deaths. Tests results are still pending on dozens of other
Worldwide Death Toll: 814 (812 in China, 1 in Hong Kong, 1 in the Philippines)
Confirmed Cases in US: 12
States with Confirmed Cases: Washington (1), Illinois (2), Arizona (1), California (6), Massachusetts (1), Wisconsin (1)
Countries with Confirmed Cases: China, Hong Kong, United States, Canada, Thailand,
Singapore, Taiwan, Macau, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam, Japan,
South Korea, France, Germany, Australia, Malaysia, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Italy, Finland, United Arab Emirates, India, Russia, Sweden, Spain, Belgium, the UK, and the Philippines.
Data sources: Johns Hopkins CSSE, WHO, CDC, ECDC, NHC, and DXY.
AD: Alton's Antibiotics and Infectious Disease: by Dr. Joe Alton, MD and Amy Alton, ARNP.
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