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Corona virus in Cambodia?

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Hi friends

any news about corona in cambodia?
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You know its already here.
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Re: Outbreak of Unidentified Coronavirus In China as New Year Approaches

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Hey all forum members,
If you post anything suggesting that there are cases of Wuhan coronavirus in Cambodia, please cite a source, or state clearly that it is hearsay. There are a lot of rumors flying about, and Cambodians are particularly suceptible to scary unsubstantiated facebook tales.
The fact that the Cambodian authorities also use facebook to make official announcements adds to the confusion, but we will try to keep to the facts, and steer clear of the fake news.
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In London a couple of days ago, the planes landing direct from Wuhan were supposed to be screened. Instead the passengers were given leaflets about the symptoms. Like the Chinese didn't know already all about it? And it was printed in English thus making it useless for the vast majority of the Chinese passengers.

Typical British half baked attempts to do something without offending people.

Fortunately, the Chinese are not as squeamish and just cancelled all the flights from Wuhan (to everywhere) thus fixing the problem.

https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/ ... hem/23/01/
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Re: Outbreak of Unidentified Coronavirus In China as New Year Approaches

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Coronavirus
Thursday, January 23, 2020
1015 ET

SITUATION ON THE GROUND
• (U) Chinese authorities confirmed 29 deaths and over 600 infections. (SinaWeibo)
• (U) Wuhan authorities locked down urban transport networks and suspended flights in and out of the city. (Reuters)
• (U) China's Transport Ministry suspended shuttle buses and ferries bound for Wuhan. The government canceled large-scale events, including Chinese New Year celebrations in Beijing. (Reuters)

IMPACT ON INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL
• (U) Australia: New South Wales authorities are investigating one suspected coronavirus case in Sydney. (Twitter)
• (U) Japan: The government issued an infectious disease advisory and urged citizens to avoid non-urgent trips to Wuhan. Japan’s ANA announced cancellation of all flights in and out of Wuhan. (Reuters)
• (U) Korea: Korean Air temporarily cancelled all flights to and from Wuhan. (Reuters)
• (U) Singapore: Scoot Airline suspended daily flights to Wuhan. (Reuters)
• (U) Malaysia: AirAsia cancelled all flights to and from Wuhan until January 28. (Reuters)
• (U) Taiwan: China and Mandarin Airlines suspended flights to Wuhan. (Reuters

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Re: Outbreak of Unidentified Coronavirus In China as New Year Approaches

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There are no confirmed or suspected cases of Coronavirus in Cambodia
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Re: Outbreak of Unidentified Coronavirus In China as New Year Approaches

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Doc67 wrote: Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:53 am In London a couple of days ago, the planes landing direct from Wuhan were supposed to be screened. Instead the passengers were given leaflets about the symptoms. Like the Chinese didn't know already all about it? And it was printed in English thus making it useless for the vast majority of the Chinese passengers.

Typical British half baked attempts to do something without offending people.

Fortunately, the Chinese are not as squeamish and just cancelled all the flights from Wuhan (to everywhere) thus fixing the problem.

https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/ ... hem/23/01/
Same in Paris. That Air France flight I posted about earlier (and that left Wuhan after the so-called 'lockdown') did have passengers, but there was no screening at arrival whatsoever...
Here (in French): https://www.estrepublicain.fr/france-mo ... -en-france
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Re: Outbreak of Unidentified Coronavirus In China as New Year Approaches

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Crackers wrote: Fri Jan 24, 2020 12:27 pm There are no confirmed or suspected cases of Coronavirus in Cambodia
If the ministry says so, it must be true.

I just wonder if the facilities to confirm the presence of this new virus are available in the KoW.... in a country not even able to diagnose a common PAP smear sample.....
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Re: Outbreak of Unidentified Coronavirus In China as New Year Approaches

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Apparently the diagnostic test was quickly and easily developed
- because it is similar to SARS.

"I would think" that Cambodia has testing available.
But Kam-k makes a good point ^^^, we cannot be sure of that,
nor if an appropriate testing regime will be implemented.

I totally agree with News about false rumours,
but equally, we cannot assume that an "official" clearance means that it is not already here.
Keep that in mind, but be careful about how you express any doubts, especially to locals. i guess.

Not a good time to travel in a flying incubator in this part of the world.
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Re: Outbreak of Unidentified Coronavirus In China as New Year Approaches

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I wonder if a plane is less safe than any other crowded space in SEA... at least in a plane all the air is replaced every few minutes or so and all kind of filters are used. Safer than a fish market in Wuhan I guess...
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