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Wuhan coronavirus: Passengers from Costa Smeralda don't carry Chinese virus

Christian Fernsby |
The 6,000 passengers and crew aboard the Costa Smeralda cruise ship can disembark after a passenger of Chinese nationality who had been sick was diagnosed with the flu not Wuhan coronavirus.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS    CHINESE   

The cruise line confirmed that Italian health authorities had diagnosed the passenger, a 54 year old woman, with the common flu.

The entire ship had been in lockdown in Civitavecchia as passengers waited for the initial results of tests carried out by a medical team from Rome's Lazzaro Spallanzani National Institute for Infectious Diseases.


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