Coronavirus edges closer to Europe: Two people hospitalised in Russia as UK on alert

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
By Paul Martin

TWO people have been hospitalised in western Russia with suspected coronavirus.

By WILL STEWART
Express.co.uk
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

One man arrived from Shanghai to St Petersburg today and was met by a major incident team before being rushed to the city’s Botkin Infectious Diseases Hospital.

A second man, a Chinese citizen, aged 20, is reported to be treated at the same hospital.

ThNeither case has been confirmed, stressed hospital sources, but the Russian authorities are on high alert over the spreading contagious disease.

The first case involves 23 year old man named Arman Karakeshinyan who travelled from Shanghai to St Petersburg via Russian cities of Krasnoyarsk, in Siberia, and Moscow.

He was met by a team including a doctor wearing biological protection suits and transferred in a special isolation ‘box’, as shown in pictures from. BAZA news outlet.

The Chinese man arrived in Russia around a week ago but further details are scare.

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