5 updates on the Wuhan Coronavirus 

 

Wuhan coronavirus never left the mold and lately it has been on the news more often than not. With Oscar winner Tom Hanks and his wife also coming up with the coronavirus (from Australia no less), you know it is on its trail to become an all out and full-fledged world defining pandemic. It is an epidemic already and casualties are in thousands, it’s time we gave you some update on this matter.

 

The Numbers 

There are 56,750 cases that are active with more than 5000 under serious or critical condition. The death toll has reached the number 4,755 and looks to rise more in the coming days. 

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The death toll has reached the number 4,755 and looks to rise more in the coming days. -Getty Images

The Hotspots 

The Wuhan Coronavirus is truly a global phenomenon now as Australia, Pakistan, India are also under the clench of its claws. We consider its hotspots the countries or cities which have its prevalence in high numbers. Iran, China (obviously as it is the point of origin and the heart of crisis), Japan and Italy (the lungs of the coronavirus crisis as it is what is giving life to it) are the obvious hotspots because of the virus’ prevalence in the area, especially in mainland China. Avoid these places at all costs!

 

Tom Hanks gets the Corona!

Tom Hanks, a noted celebrity in Hollywood and an Oscar winner, who has worked in movies like the Forest Gump, Sleepless in Seattle and Cast-Away has contracted the Wuhan Coronavirus. He has also come off with the Novel Coronavirus (another name for the Wuhan Coronavirus) along with his wife. He was filming an upcoming movie about the life of Elvis Presley in Queensland, Australia (where the virus is upping its ante). 

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The virus has officially been named as COVID-19 and it also has other names. – Getty Images

Official Name

The virus has officially been named as COVID-19 and it also has other names. It also goes by the name of Wuhan Coronavirus, 2019-nCOV and Novel Coronavirus until recently.

 

US Ban on Travel to Europe 

President Trump has officially confirmed a ban on travel to Europe at least for 30 days. This comes from the recent boom of the coronavirus seen in Italy. It is likely to the whole of Europe

 

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