On March 11, a person arriving in Kunming from Spain (Beijing stopover) was tested positive. Contact tracing resulted in quarantine of 54 people the person encountered upon returning home from Changshui Airport, many of whom were family relatives.
As imported infections are reported to have surpassed local infections for third straight day, expect tighter screenings for expats looking to return to Kunming via transfer cities. Situation around the world seems to change rapidly, so constantly update on tightening checks for specific foreign countries.
Adding to your point on self-protection.
Disinfecting the objects we most often use may be wise. The multipurpose device we can't live without... our smartphones. They have become extensions of our fingers & hands.
According to studies, Covid-19 can live up to 96 hours (four days) on smartphone screen surfaces:
"the virus can also likely live on the surfaces these droplets touch, sometimes for multiple days, says Rudra Channappanavar, an immunologist who has studied coronaviruses at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Glass in particular—like the kind on screen of the smartphone you’re probably reading this on—can harbor live coronaviruses for up to 96 hours, or four days at room temperature."
Geezer, murmurs of U.S. mask prices increasing 10-fold were circulating on Chinese social media grapevine yesterday.
Social psychology AND free market capitalism at work.
That's why timely updates to stay ahead of pack is advantageous. To prepare not just for viruses themselves, but to anticipate public behavior as well as public policies...
true for investing as for epidemics.
For sake of American healthcare providers who may need N95 & hazmat (hazardous material) gears, I hope rationing of masks will soon be enforced in the States to curb potential hoarding there.
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