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BEIJING, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) – Chinese Premier Li KEQIANG on Feb. 9 emphasized scientific research in order to overcome the threat. Resist the spread of the new coronavirus.
Li made the remarks during a visit to the Institute of Infectious Diseases of the China Academy of Medical Sciences. After hearing reports on advances in research on infection prevention and control, LI expressed Gratitude to the researchers for their hard work and dedication.
He says there is a need for national action and scientific support to fight the virus. He called for oil efforts to gather better scientific research resources in response to pressing challenges Prevent and control infections.
The Chinese premier stressed the important role of effective drugs in treating patients and reducing deaths.
3,281 patients were discharged from the hospital
By the end of February 9, a total of 3,281 patients were infected with the virus, the Health Ministry reported. New Corona may leave hospital after treatment.
In its daily report, the National Health Committee of China noted that 632 people had been discharged on the day 9 February, including 356 people in Hubei.
There was no evidence of airborne virus infection
Chinese experts say Feb. 9 that new coronaviruses generally do not survive in the air There is no evidence so far that the new coronavirus can be transmitted through the air.
FENG LUZHAO, a researcher at the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, made the remarks during a press conference. Currently, the virus is transmitted mainly through small droplets released from the respiratory system and directly affecting patients. The virus usually spreads within 1 to 2 meters of the patient, he said.
He advised people to use a rabbit or hand, mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing to avoid small passages. The respiratory tract is a source of transmission. Excerpt from the website: xinhuanet (Edited by: Bopha)