WHO "Continuing Care Needed for Disembarkers" Cruise Ship February 19 5:41
A WHO = World Health Organization official said, "Japanese authorities have taken the necessary measures in accordance with the situation," regarding the remaining persons on board a cruise ship that has been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus. And called on those who disembark to continue to provide the necessary care.
Regarding the Diamond Princess cruise ship anchored in Yokohama Port, governments have dispatched aircraft to return to their own nationalities remaining on board, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has been disembarking passengers and crew members sequentially from 19th. I'm going to get it.
At a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday, WHO officials said that although the initial measures to keep passengers and crew members on board were favorable, the spread of the infection was unexpected. Showed recognition.
"The Japanese authorities are taking the necessary public health measures with the countries concerned, where appropriate. We are convinced that the Japanese authorities and national governments will continue to provide adequate care to disembarkers. And called on those who disembark to continue to provide the necessary care.
Regarding the outbreaks of the new coronavirus outside China, WHO Secretary-General Tedros said that 92 cases of human-to-human transmission have been confirmed in 12 countries so far, She acknowledged that there was no outbreak.