China: Consular Travel Warning

Due to 2019 novel coronavirus, U.S. (DOS) advises avoiding travel to Hubei Province in China, and reconsidering travel (or avoiding nonessential travel) to the rest of the country. 

Symptoms:

For confirmed 2019-nCoV infections, reported illnesses have ranged from infected people with little to no symptoms to people being severely ill and dying. Symptoms can include:

There is currently no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV infection. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including:

There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for 2019-nCoV infection. People infected with 2019-nCoV should receive supportive care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, treatment should include care to support vital organ functions.

 

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Travel Health RN

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