The Wuhan coronavirus is now an international emergency, and Singapore is one of the countries most affected.
Since the alarm was raised early this year, the Wuhan coronavirus (2019-nCOV) has sickened almost 8,000 people worldwide, the majority of whom are in Mainland China.
As of 9 February 2020 at 12 pm, there are 43 confirmed cases in Singapore, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health.
The pneumonia-like disease has also claimed more than 565 lives in China, heightening fear and anxiety. Most of the victims were older adults and had pre-existing conditions.
Dr Ooi Pei Ling, a paediatrician at SBCC Baby and Child Clinic (Rivervale) shares more.
This article first appeared on Young Parents, February 2020
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