A prime member of Beijing’s coronavirus skilled crew has alerted authorities that the country is dealing with a second coronavirus outbreak resulting from the growing quantity of infections detected amongst new arrivals from overseas.
Her assertion got here as life in Wuhan, the former epicenter of the virus, step by step come again to regular following a two-month draconian lockdown.
Professor Li Lanjuan mentioned she was ‘very frightened that imported instances might set off one other large-scale epidemic in our country’.
Prof Li, 73, advisedÂ China NewsÂ as we speak that the management and prevention of imported instances was an ‘arduous’ process for medical employees.
She mentioned: ‘This requires us to proceed to accentuate our efforts and work tirelessly to stop the coronavirus pneumonia epidemic from spreading in different cities.’
Prof Li has led her medical crew to struggle the virus in Wuhan for greater than 50 days.
She advised reporters in Wuhan: ‘Cities equivalent to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hangzhou have frequent worldwide communications. [I am] very frightened that imported instances might set off one other large-scale epidemic in our country.’
She additionally demanded officers determine those that had been struck down by the virus however haven’t been formally recognized. She warned that they may re-ignite the epidemic.
Meanwhile, Prof Li’s assertion got here after well being officers reported the country’s first case of somebody who’s believed to have contracted coronavirus from one other individual getting back from overseas.
Doctors in Guangzhou, the provincial capital of Guangdong, recognized a coronavirus affected person who fell in poor health after having shut contact with a individual coming into China from Turkey, Dailymail reported.
This is the first coronavirus case in the country with a direct hyperlink to an imported case. The Guangzhou Municipal Health Commission referred to as it ‘a case associated to an imported case’ inÂ a statementÂ yesterday.