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About 400 Australians remain trapped in the Hubei province, the epicentre of the deadly outbreak which has killed 106 people and infected more than 4,000. It's now operating on the basis the virus is a pandemic. The idea is that if the disease does start spreading in Australia, we're equipped to slow the spread and contain it as much as possible. But while it has so far fared well, health experts have warned the country is susceptible to an outbreak due to its dense population, high rate of internal migration, and a patchy health care system. Put down the masks Don't waste face masks by wearing them out of fear of the coronavirus, Professor Murphy says. The will be escalated according to the spread of the disease. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when coughing or sneezing and wash your hands frequently.

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Italy death toll rises to 34 as Dominican Republic reports first case

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Source:News Corp Australia The man with a confirmed diagnosis in Victoria is a Chinese national. Public hospital emergency departments across Queensland will be instructed to waive testing fees for foreign nationals suspected of carrying coronavirus. Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy says unless people have contact with someone who is unwell and has come from that part of China, there is no need for current concern. Government website Smarttraveller updated its travel advice for China early on Wednesday morning. On Tuesday, Western Australia was given the all-clear for the deadly coronavirus but public schools will take extra precautions to keep students safe. It is an extremely stressful experience for them.

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Coronavirus Australia: Three cases confirmed in NSW, one in Victoria

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The point of the plan is to ensure there are enough medical staff, supplies and personal protective equipment across the country. The 78-year-old Perth man who died on Sunday and had been medically evacuated to Darwin and then flown to Perth. The first cases identified were among people connected to the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan. Countries in Asia have stepped up airport surveillance. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. In Japan, a woman who had the virus and recovered tested positive for a second time — and second positive tests have also been reported in China. The disease causes respiratory illness and symptoms include pneumonia and bronchitis.

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Coronavirus update: Latest news on COVID

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Three men in New South Wales, aged 43, 53 and 35, and one in Victoria have caught the deadly disease which originated in Wuhan ad has killed 41 around the world. Officials have said all of the patients were elderly, had other illnesses or both. Now, 33 people in Australia have been diagnosed with the virus — , , two in Western Australia and one in Tasmania. But public health officials said they could not find a connection between the infected woman and the passengers. The female patient was a passenger on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which was quarantined in Japan. Its symptoms are typically a fever, cough and trouble breathing, but some patients have developed pneumonia, a potentially life-threatening infection that causes inflammation of the small air sacs in the lungs. Mr Morrison added the federal government will continue to monitor the situation and take action when necessary.

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Coronavirus: Two more test positive in South Australia

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An ambulance source said the patient had recently returned to the Gold Coast from China and was displaying symptoms, reports. The epidemic started in southern China and killed more than 700 people in mainland China, Hong Kong and elsewhere. The band's management agency said it was unclear how widespread the outbreak would be in April. The disease is listed as having 'pandemic potential', allowing border measures to be enhanced. They hoped for 3 years - they have 16 weeks. What are countries doing to prevent the spread? Reuters reported at least 10 countries had confirmed first cases of the virus in the past day.

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Coronavirus updates, latest news and important information on the outbreak

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This includes New Zealand, Lithuania, Nigeria and the Netherlands. Two travelled to Sydney from Wuhan and the third from China's southeastern Shenzhen. Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, told : 'The criteria for declaring a public health emergency of international concern have been met. Tourism Australia makes no representations whatsoever about any other websites which you may access through this website. New case confirmed in Queensland A 63-year-old woman is in isolation in the Gold Coast University Hospital after testing positive to the virus. All had been in contact with a confirmed case. It will be very hard to be specific about where people catch it from,' she said.

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