The health authorities in Germany announced the registration of the first confirmed infection with the new Corona virus, noting that the infected man is a resident of the southern Bavaria region and was placed in isolation. Medical supervision and sanitation. As stated in Sky News.
The epidemic is a new type of Corona virus and it is a strain that includes numerous viruses, which may lead to diseases similar to the common cold, but also to other more serious diseases such as SARS.
It has killed at least 106 people, and has infected 4527 others in China since its appearance in December, before it spread to Europe and the United States.
The WHO, during the spread of SARS in 2002 and 2003, was highly critical of Beijing for being too late to give warning and trying to cover up the scale of the epidemic.
The organization has also been heavily criticized in recent years, and its critics considered it exaggerated its warnings during the spread of the H1N1 virus in 2009 and later accused them during the Ebola outbreak in West Africa (2014) that it had not undertaken an assessment of the scale of the crisis before its escalation.