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  • Health Alert – Pneumonia of Unknown Cause in China (U.S. Embassy & Consulates in China, January 07, 2020)

    Health Alert – Pneumonia of Unknown Cause in China

    Home | News & Events | Health Alert – Pneumonia of Unknown Cause in China Location: Wuhan, Hankou area

    Event: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an Watch Level 1 Alert (be aware and practice usual precautions) for a pneumonia outbreak of unknown cause Wuhan, China.

    Travelers to Wuhan should:
    • Avoid animals (alive or dead), animal markets, and products that come from animals (such as uncooked meat).
    • Avoid contact with sick people.
    • Wash hands often with soap and water.

    If you traveled to Wuhan and feel sick, you should
    • Stay home. Except for seeking medical care, avoid contact with others.
    • Don’t travel while sick.
    • Seek medical care right away. Before you go to a doctor’s office or emergency room, call ahead and tell the doctor about your recent travel and your symptoms.
    • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when coughing or sneezing.

    U.S. Consulate General Wuhan
    New World International Trade Tower I,
    No. 568, Jianshe Avenue
    Hankou, Wuhan 430022
    China
    Telephone: +(86)(027) 8555-7791
    Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(86)(10) 8531-4000
    Fax: +(86)(027) 8555-7761
    USConsulateWuhan@state.gov

    Please note that Wuhan does not provide regularly scheduled consular services. Contact the Embassy in Beijing for consular assistance.

    U.S. Embassy Beijing

    No. 55 An Jia Lou Road
    Chaoyang District, Beijing 100600
    China
    Telephone: +(86)(10) 8531-4000
    Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(86)(10) 8531-4000
    Fax: +(86)(10) 8531-3300
    BeijingACS@state.gov

    State Department – – Consular Affairs – 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

    China Country Information sheet

    Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates

    By U.S. Mission China | 7 January, 2020 | Topics: Alert, Notification

    https://china.usembassy-china.org.cn...ause-in-china/
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela
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