Global health officials report over 44,600 confirmed cases of the coronavirus worldwide; Jonathan Serrie reports from Atlanta.
The highly contagious COVID-19 is raising concerns for large cities with public rapid transit systems. Speakers consisted of Baroness Vere, that positioned with an all-electric bus outside the QEII Centre, in addition to David Brown, Chief Executive of bus firm Go-Ahead, Nottingham South MP Lilian Greenwood as well as Gareth Powell, head of Transport for London's bus network. This is aggravated by the truth that London is a transportation center, as well as the Underground might offer a network to spread out the infection promptly.'.
In January, Chinese officials shut down the public transportation system in Wuhan, the city at the epicenter of the outbreak, to curb the spread of the virus.
It's unlikely the driver could get the virus, but said the woman's actions went against advice by not calling an ambulance or using a private vehicle.
Elsewhere, two GP surgeries have been closed after patients with suspicious symptoms turned up unannounced.
Largely barren streets and empty restaurants in the area can be been seen in photos posted on the paper's website.
The Ferns Medical Practice in Farnham, Surrey, is said to be undertaking a deep clean after a patient had come in after visiting "one of the affected coronavirus areas".
Across Britain, 2,512 people have been tested since last month.
Staff at the hospital said they were anxious the patient's behaviour could have led to some of them, and some of the patients in the A&E at the time, catching coronavirus.
The news comes after British man Steve Walsh, who was dubbed a "super-spreader" of the virus in the United Kingdom, was released from hospital.
An Uber spokesperson told Business Insider: "We received a request from Public Health England for information about a passenger who has now been confirmed as having coronavirus".
Two drivers whom he came into contact with on the trips, as well as 240 other rider accounts were suspended for two weeks, BBC reported.
The conference patient, who is in her 20s or 30s, lives with family in London and caught the virus in China.
The current advice is to call NHS 111 from home and await transport to the nearest hospital assessment pod.
Professor Paul Hunter, of the University of East Anglia's (UEA) Norwich Medical School, who has previously run tests on the impact of fake news on disease outbreaks, said: "Misinformation means that bad advice can circulate very quickly - and it can change human behaviour to take greater risks".
The patient was marked the first case of the deadly virus to hit London which could have devastating effects for the rest of the country.