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Russia: novel virus clown reprimanded

The Cheryomushki district Court of Moscow, Russia, decided to arrest the citizen of Tadjikistan Karomat Dzhaborov, who staged a novel virus pantomime in the subway. The young man imitated a coronavirus attack and convulsions, but now he will reflect about his joke in the isolation prison cell.

The Cheryomushki court of Moscow decided to arrest Karomat Dzhaborov, who staged a pantomime in the subway. The young man imitated a coronavirus attack and angony, and now he faces the consequences in isolation.

The judge did not appreciate the joke and sent the pranker to jail until March 8, considering he has morally damaged the passengers by his asocial behavoir.

The street actor has been accused under the article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “use of special means”. He is suspected under the articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation oc “Hooliganism”.

Dzhabarov’s brother offered to leave the suspect under house arrest and was ready to provide his apartment for living, but the judge refused. The joker’s wife and a young child did not motivate the judge to soften his stance.

It is known that in Russia Karomat Dzhabarov worked illegally, according to the 360 channel.

The young man, along with a friend, decided to perform a practical joke on the theme of coronavirus. A masked pranker entered a subway car and portrayed cramps and agony.

“The coronavirus strikes here, get out quickly!” – the accomplice of the self-styled pantomime star screamed.

The frightened passangers rushed out of the carriage. However the police swiftly arrived at the scene, reacting upon complains of fleeing witnesses. It turned out to be easy to find the joker, while he was still enjoying his “street theatre”.

Jabarov’s lawyer assures that his client could not even imagine that the panomime act would have such grave consequences.

Meanwhile, in China, the number of coronavirus victims exceeded 900. More than 40 thousand people became infected, according to official sources.

Coronavirus: EU activates protection mechanism

As the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus intensifies, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated following a request for assistance from France to provide consular support to EU citizens in Wuhan, China.

“The EU does not forget its citizens in need, wherever they are in the world. Two aircraft will be mobilised through our EU Civil Protection Mechanism to repatriate EU citizens from the Wuhan area to Europe. Our EU Emergency Response Coordination Centre is working 24/7 and is in constant contact with Member States, the EU Delegations in the region and the Chinese embassy in Brussels. Further EU support can be mobilised if requested” Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, said.

“We stand ready to support Member States and ensure a strong and coordinated EU response to the developing situation of the coronavirus, outside and within the Union. We will continue to monitor the situation closely with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and remain in close contact with our Member States” Stella Kyriakides, Commissioner responsible for Health and Food Security, said.

The EU will co-finance the transport costs of the aircraft. The first aircraft is scheduled to depart from France tomorrow morning, while the second one will leave later in the week. EU citizens present in the region and who wish to be repatriated can still request it, no matter their nationality.

Initial numbers indicate that around 250 French citizens will be transported in the first aircraft and over 100 EU citizens from other countries will join the second aircraft. This is a first request for assistance and others may follow in the coming days.

At this stage, only healthy or asymptomatic citizens will be authorised to travel. The EU Emergency Response Centre is in constant contact with Member States’ governments in order to coordinate the arrivals and subsequent possible quarantine periods.

The European Commission is in regular contact with Member States, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control and the World Health Organisation on all aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Moscow: seven Chinese hospitalised

Seven members of a tourist group from China were hospitalized in Moscow with high fever, Interfax news agency reports with reference to an informed source.

The tour group stayed in one of the capital’s hotels. After deterioration, seven people were hospitalized with high fever, ”the source told reporters. According to him, at the moment, other visitors to the hotel are examined by doctors, all are urgently taken tests.

World Health Organisation published hygiene recommendation to avoid contamination with coronavirus,