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Coronavirus in Saudi Arabia Alert

Saudi Arabia will start screening passengers getting back from China and take other preventive measures following the outbreak of the brand new coronavirus in China, the kingdom’s fitness ministry said on Wednesday.

Deaths from China’s new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with extra than 540 instances confirmed, increasing fears of spreading contagion from an infection suspected of originating from illegally traded wildlife.

The virus, which first appeared in the central Chinese town of Wuhan and can bypass from person-to-person, has been mentioned in Thailand, Japan, and South Korea, raising issues about its spread through worldwide air travel.

China virus: Wuhan stops outbound flights and trains
The United States mentioned its first case on Tuesday in an American who had traveled to Wuhan.

Saudi’s fitness ministry is coordinating with the country’s civil aviation regulator to evaluate passengers arriving on direct and oblique flights from China, it said on Twitter.

It additionally advised people traveling to affected towns to avoid markets and useless or live animals.

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