Since the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan China, the whole world holds its breath for that. It’s a completely new virus for human, and it’s easy to spread from person to person. As to the virus, millions of information released by internet every day, and those are hard to distinguish. Here are some facts about the Coronavirus:
1. What is the “novel” coronavirus that found in Wuhan, China?
Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses found in both animals and human. Those could cause illness from the common cold to SARS. Novel coronavirus (CoV) is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in human.
2. How does the virus spread?
The new coronavirus spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when the infected cough or sneezes or through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose.
3. How long does the virus survive on surface of subject?
From experience with other coronaviruses, we know that these types of viruses don’t survive long on subjects, such as letter or packages.
4. What is the current situation of China after the virus outbreak?
Over 20 thousand people has confirmed as the infected, but 892 has discharged from hospital. In order to stop the transmission of the virus, people in China was asked to self-isolate. So the time for factory, school, shop to reopen will be delay.
5. What influence the virus may cause to international trade
The production process will be put off because of the self-isolate. As the virus could not survive for long time, the cargo will not bring the active virus after long transportation. So everything will return to normal after that.
And last personal advice, sourcing products online is a better choice at present.