The first case of the coronavirus, which has killed more than 40 people, has been confirmed to have been reported in Europe, while UK public health officials have been tracking around 2,000 people believed to have just died. Travel from Wuhan, China.

The virus has killed at least 41 people in China, with more than 1,287 confirmed cases, according to the state-run INDEPENTDENT, Jan. 25, 2020. .

France on Friday announced the first cases outside of Asia and the United States of new viruses from China, and the French health minister said Europe should protect other new cases from the epidemic that the minister had. Said to have to fight like fighting a wildfire.

French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said the two confirmed cases were the first in Europe, two of whom had traveled to China, where hundreds had fallen ill and 41 were sick. Dead. Sick patients in France were immediately taken to a remote hospital, one in Paris and one in southwest Bordeaux.