FIVE DANISH FAMILY MEMBERS HOSPITALIZED WITH MIDDLE EAST CORONAVIRUS BIO-WEAPON
Two of the hospitalized at University Hospital’s children
BY JACOB HOVE
Two of the patients may be infected with the virus are children of persons returned from the Middle East.
It was a man and a woman who had just returned to Denmark after a trip to Qatar and Saudi Arabia, which earlier in the day was admitted to Odense University Hospital with symptoms of infection from SARS-like virus.
This was stated by Director of University Hospital, Jens Peter Shen, Jyllands-Posten.
The family was hospitalized
Jens Peter Shen says that the two people independently had been visiting the Middle Eastern countries.
One of the hospitalized are in their late 20s and the other in the late 30s.
The hospitalized man’s family has also also been hospitalized. It is about a woman and two children. A total of five people that is in the hospital.
Doctors fear that the five persons can be infected with the virus called coronavirus, which is related to the SARS virus.
“With the symptoms they have, so they meet the criteria that we saves them,” says Jens Peter Steensen that await answers on samples from Statens Serum Institut (SSI) tomorrow, Wednesday.
Until then, patients in isolation, says Jens Peter Shen, who say that they all “feel good.”
The incubation period for the new coronavirus believed to be seven to 10 days.
Yesterday Monday advised SSI and the Board of Health who had traveled to Qatar or Saudi Arabia, to seek medical attention if they come for the first 10 days after returning got fever and cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing.
According to Jens Peter Shen was one patient was referred to University Hospital by his own physician.