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As a new form of viral #Pneumonia has begun spreading across #China, different gov't authorities are reporting different numbers of confirmed cases—raising citizens’ suspicions that they are not being truthful. (Thread👇) theepochtimes.com/chinese-author…
Li Bin, of the National Health Commission, said that 440 people in #China have been diagnosed with the #Coronavirus.

But state broadcaster @CCTV reported that 444 cases were confirmed in Hubei Province alone during an 8 p.m. news segment on Jan. 22.
Chinese media @Caixin reported that Qichun county mayor Zhan Caihong said there were 109 confirmed cases in #Huanggang city.

But @CCTV reported only 12 diagnosed cases from Huanggang.
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#Breaking: Just in - Another person has died of new pneumonia virus in #Wuhan in #China, bringing the death toll up to 4 people, after world health organisation members said "that this virus can be brought over to other people"

#Virus #Disease
#Update: All of the hospitals staff members in #Wuhan and out of the region are now wearing hazmat suites, to protect themselves for the virus after world health organisation said that this #pneumonia virus can be transmitted person to person in #China.
#Update: Even people at airports in #China are now being vetted before take-of to another country, after a case of the #pneumonia virus has registered in South Korea. And at least 3 airports in the #US are screening people from #Wuhan before entering the airports.
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#Chine Les autorités locales ont confirmé des cas de pneumonie de cause inconnue à Wuhan, (province du Hubei).

1 équipe d'experts nationaux a été envoyée pour effectuer des tests de détection de #virus. Les patients, d'1 marché de fruits de mer local, sont en quarantaine.
#China
#Chine Plusieurs patients atteints de pneumonie "inconnue" à #Wuhan sont des détaillants de fruits de mer, et les cas ne peuvent pas encore être identifiés comme étant le #SARS.
Ils ont été placé en quarantaine.
#Virus
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#Chine 27 cas de pneumonie virale ont été découverts dans la ville de #Wuhan, en Chine centrale, après 1 surveillance à l'échelle de la ville en décembre, selon les autorités locales.

7/27 sont dans un état critique, les autres sont «contrôlables»
#China
news.cgtn.com/news/2019-12-3…
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WHO World Malaria Report 2019🦟: The number of pregnant women 🤰 & children 👶 in sub-Saharan Africa sleeping under insecticide-treated bed nets & benefiting from preventive medicine for #malaria has increased significantly in recent years👉bit.ly/2YeQoFx #EndMalaria
@pahowho @WHOEMRO @WHOSEARO @WHO_Europe @WHOWPRO @WHOAFRO Accelerated efforts are needed to reduce #malaria 🦟 infections & deaths in the hardest-hit countries, as progress stalls. Last year, malaria afflicted 228 million people & killed an estimated 405 thousand, mostly in sub-Saharan Africa 👉bit.ly/2YeQoFx #EndMalaria
@pahowho @WHOEMRO @WHOSEARO @WHO_Europe @WHOWPRO @WHOAFRO Pregnancy reduces a woman’s immunity to #malaria 🦟, making her more susceptible to infection and at greater risk of:
🔴 illness
🔴 severe anaemia
🔴 death.
bit.ly/2YeQoFx #EndMalaria
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Today is #WorldPneumoniaDay.

#Pneumonia alone killed more than 800 000 children in 2017, accounting for 15% of all deaths of children under 5 years old.

It’s the single largest infectious cause of death in children 🌎🌍

bit.ly/2X7sJWL
@WHOAFRO @WHO_Europe @WHOWPRO @WHOSEARO @WHOEMRO @pahowho @DrTedros @UN #Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the lungs. It can be caused by a number of infectious agents, including viruses, bacteria, or fungi.

bit.ly/2X7sJWL #WorldPneumoniaDay
@WHOAFRO @WHO_Europe @WHOWPRO @WHOSEARO @WHOEMRO @pahowho @DrTedros @UN #Pneumonia can be spread in a number of ways:
1⃣The viruses & bacteria that are commonly found in a 🧒's 👃 or throat, can infect the lungs if they are inhaled
2⃣Via air-borne droplets from a cough or 🤧
3⃣Through blood, especially during & shortly after birth
#WorldPneumoniaDay
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Lighting a fire to cook a meal 🍳, light a home 🛋️, heat a room 🌡️.

For billions of people, these simple daily acts can turn the household into a dangerous place.

Exposure to household #AirPollution produced kills 3.8 million people each year.

👉bit.ly/2EhgO0O
@WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO @pahowho @WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @WHOWPRO @DrTedros @naokoy21 @DrMariaNeira @UN Over 3 billion people use polluting fuels & devices: wood, coal & dung in simple stoves for their daily cooking. The resulting household #AirPollution is the 🌏’s single greatest environmental health risk.
Most of these people are poor, & live in low- & middle-income countries.
@WHOSEARO @WHOAFRO @pahowho @WHO_Europe @WHOEMRO @WHOWPRO @DrTedros @naokoy21 @DrMariaNeira @UN These cooking practices are inefficient, and use fuels and technologies that produce high levels of household #AirPollution with a range of health-damaging pollutants, including small soot particles that penetrate deep into the lungs. bit.ly/2EhgO0O
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Bolsonaro está com pneumonia sendo que já estava tomando antibiótico por conta da cirurgia. A chance de ser uma bactéria resistente é real #pneumonia #Bolsonaro
Considerando que ele estava tomando amoxicilina, o que foi relatado, a bactéria do pulmão provavelmente é produtora de beta-lactamase, uma enzima que degrada a estrutura antibiótica da amoxicilina.
Neste caso, seria necessário combinar amoxicilina com outro antibiótico ou com um inibidor de beta-lactamase produzido pela bactéria, tipo Clavulanato ou uma cefalosporina de 4a geração.
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These "toddler suddenly gets limp arm leg droopy face" stories (acute flaccid myelitis #afm) are going to bubble-burst once one irate Mother won't stop talking about her child's vaccines and/or one Nurse and/or one #CDCWhistleblower leaks the victims' anonymized #vaxxed data.
VIDEO Update: These limited-hangout 'polio-like #AFM mystery illness' stories are going to burst. Look at these damaged children. With CNN's Elizabeth Cohen of #CDCWhistleblower #Vaxxed fame: 'if your child has a drooping face'...
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