Hun Sen had already expressed scepticism about the risks posed by the virus and offered to go personally to the Chinese city of Wuhan - the centre of the outbreak - to tell frightened Cambodians living there that they must stay put for the sake of relations with China, a vital ally for his country. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How did Cambodia’s cruise ship welcome go wrong?
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The cruise ship had been traveling around east Asia when authorities in Hong Kong confirmed that a man who had disembarked in Hong Kong was a coronavirus carrier, according to Japan’s Mainichi Shimbun. At the time, on February 2, Japan responded by docking the ship but isolating all those on board. Yokohama was the Diamond Princess’s initial point of departure. … [Read more...] about Japan: Two 80+ Passengers Die of Coronavirus on Stranded Cruise Ship
In a small group of patients, who seem mainly to be the elderly or those with long-term illnesses, it can lead to pneumonia. Pneumonia is an infection in which the insides of the lungs swell up and fill with fluid. It makes it increasingly difficult to breathe and, if left untreated, can be fatal and suffocate people. … [Read more...] about Brits are the LAST to leave coronavirus cruise ship: 74 British Diamond Princess passengers are STILL waiting for rescue as hundreds more foreigners are airlifted to safety
They will be tested for the disease again after arriving at the Chun Yeung Estate in Fo Tan to be quarantined for 14 days, Chan said, adding only those who tested negative will be isolated. Chan stressed that the 14-day quarantine measure was necessary as the proliferation of the infection on the ship showed the transmission chain hadn't been cut off. … [Read more...] about 106 stranded cruise passengers from HK land in city
The HKSAR government announced earlier this week to arrange at least two chartered flights to bring back the Hong Kong residents on the ship. Two batches of HKSAR government officers have been sent to Japan to join the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Tokyo and the Chinese Embassy to Japan for the operation. … [Read more...] about Spotlight: First batch of Hong Kong residents aboard virus-hit cruise ship back home