Mysterious outbreak in China

A seafood and meat market in Wuhan, China may be the source of a mysterious virus outbreak that’s left several dead.

Meanwhile in Wuhan, central China

This market could be the source of a mysterious disease outbreak that has left three dead, contaminated over 200 people according to Chinese authorities and nearly 2,000 according to British scientists according to the Imperial College London. The market’s doors have been closed since January 1st; the alleys are being decontaminated. Every infected person had traveled to this city of 11 million inhabitants over the past weeks. In recent days, authorities have reported cases in Beijing and Shenzhen, but also in Japan, Thailand and South Korea. The patients have been placed in quarantine where they’re being treated for a type of pneumonia, a lung disease.

While in France

Travelers arriving from Wuhan aren’t screened for the disease at airports, in the United States, screenings for the Chinese virus are carried out. What is known about the virus is that it’s from the coronavirus family. In humans, it will cause benign cold-like symptoms. However, two deadly epidemics involving this type of animal-borne virus that suddenly got transmitted to humans have already occurred in the 21st century caused by the MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus) and SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) viruses.

Humans contracted these two air-borne diseases.

A mere cough or sneeze is enough to spread the virus. Scientists fear the current virus might be as lethal as SARS, which spread around the globe between 2002 and 2003. SARS spread from civet cats; small wild animals eaten in China. More than 8,000 people got infected in about thirty countries and 774 died. MERS appeared in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Dromedaries are thought to have transmitted the virus to humans through their milk, which is consumed in the Middle East. In consonance with the Pasteur Institute 1,219 cases have since been reported, killing 449 until 2015. Because of global travelling, especially through air travel, an infection from one place can easily spread to the other within 24 hours. All these emerging infections will eventually come again. The magnitude is difficult to predict but it can be very fatal, it can be very widespread.


01/21/2020 12:17 AM


  • Mark F.
    01/24/2021 23:22

    Look how they mislead the public with LIES!!!

  • Obdulia F.
    02/17/2020 18:07


  • Lucinda G.
    01/31/2020 20:28

    They will eat any thang just sick

  • Louis L.
    01/31/2020 16:29

    This virus not come from food or products ,they are come from Biological Warfare Laboratories in wuhan.

  • Luis P.
    01/31/2020 05:12

    Beside fake products they exported all kinds of deadly viruses that made in CHINA bravo! Hope and pray that your beloved leaders will get the same virus too.

  • Lee M.
    01/28/2020 22:04

    , I 've read a few articles that say bats are suspect aswell.

  • Roslan B.
    01/27/2020 12:58

    Yes let it be this all china ppl they will know.

  • Asya N.
    01/27/2020 04:00


  • Taj G.
    01/26/2020 21:44

    Time to get out plague inc on my phone

  • Edwin F.
    01/26/2020 14:42

    All three virus came from eating animals or consuming animal products

  • Melanie B.
    01/26/2020 13:32

    This virus has already blown around the World! The air is carrying all the viruses due to fires in the Southern Hemisphere and fries with volcanic ash in the Northern Hemisphere! Americans do not have a functioning EPA FDA due to cuts and not filling positions from this Administration! Americans have recalls all the time! No one will 've exempt from what is blowing in the wind!

  • Michael C.
    01/25/2020 18:02

    Hello Chinese, wake up and please do normal.

  • Joe R.
    01/25/2020 08:06

    For Chinese People who brought the deadly VIRUS!! Put on your mind!!! "NO EATING LIVE/RAW ANIMALS"

  • Bryan E.
    01/24/2020 21:53

    lanang ed China man start nandito narin daw sa us ung sakit daw

  • Melchor D.
    01/24/2020 18:34

    Well they eat mostly anything that moves and calls it exotic food. So its not surprising that these people get something out of nowhere. 🤮

  • Gunawan
    01/24/2020 16:44

  • Jennifer F.
    01/24/2020 16:29

    Ever notice how pretty much most of the time this sort of thing starts in China, comes from China. Japan I wouldn't mind visiting because they are crazy about BEING CLEAN. Their hospitals are cleaner than ours!

  • Nabilah S.
    01/24/2020 15:25

    That's what you get for being too greedy

  • Deth K.
    01/24/2020 14:48

    Mustafa Al Sheikh

  • Elieser M.
    01/24/2020 13:04

    thats what you get on having the mentality of trying to eat all live creatures. Hope it wont get that serious.

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