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  • The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has warned of a deadly "unknown pneumonia" after the former Soviet republic reported a spike in pneumonia cases since June.
    "The death rate of this disease is much higher than the novel coronavirus.
  • He added the country was "in fact facing the second coronavirus wave coupled with a huge uptick in pneumonia cases", according to the Russian news agency Tass.
    The Chinese embassy said on Tuesday that the number of Covid-19 cases in Kazakhstan had reached 49,683, including 264 deaths
  • Pneumonia warning in Kazakhstan
    Wendy Wu
    Published: 10:51pm, 9 Jul, 2020
    'Unknown pneumonia'deadlier than coronavirus sweeping Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns
    Statement from embassy warns that death rate is 'much higher'than coronavirus and says local authorities have yet to identify cause


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  • PNEUMONIA
  • CHINESE
  • COVID-19
  • CORONAVIRUS
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  • ( PNEUMONIA, CHINESE )(2, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, CORONAVIRUS )(3, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, COVID-19 )(3, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, CAPITAL )(2, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, ATYRAU )(1, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, WARNING )(2, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, VIRUS )(1, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, REIMPOSED )(1, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, MEDIA )(1, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, HEALTH )(2, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, AUTHORITIES )(1, 1st Order)  top
  • ( PNEUMONIA, AKTOBE )(1, 1st Order)  top
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    • ( PNEUMONIA )  top
    • ( PNEUMONIA, CHINESE )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has warned of a deadly "unknown pneumonia" after the former Soviet republic reported a spike in pneumonia cases since June.
      "The death rate of this disease is much...
    • (Read more)   top The country's health departments are conducting comparative research into the pneumonia virus, but have yet to identify the virus," the embassy said in a warning to Chinese citizens in the country.
      While the Chinese embassy described the illness as an "unknown pneumonia", Kazakhstani officials and media have only said it is pneumonia.
      It was not clear...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, CORONAVIRUS )  top
    • (Read more)   top Pneumonia warning in Kazakhstan
      Wendy Wu
      Published: 10:51pm, 9 Jul, 2020
      'Unknown pneumonia'deadlier than coronavirus sweeping Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns
      Statement from embassy warns that death rate is 'much higher'than coronavirus and says local authorities have yet to identify cause
    • (Read more)   top
      "The death rate of this disease is much higher than the novel coronavirus.
    • (Read more)   top He added the country was "in fact facing the second coronavirus wave coupled with a huge uptick in pneumonia cases", according to the Russian news agency Tass.
      The Chinese embassy said on Tuesday that the number of Covid-19 cases in Kazakhstan had reached...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, COVID-19 )  top
    • (Read more)   top Kazakh authorities have reimposed Covid-19 lockdown in some parts of the country amid a spike in pneumonia cases last month.
      The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has warned of a deadly "unknown pneumonia" after the former Soviet...
    • (Read more)   top
      Kazakhstan announced a state of emergency on March 16 to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
    • (Read more)   top
      The Chinese embassy said on Tuesday that the number of Covid-19 cases in Kazakhstan had reached 49,683, including 264 deaths.
    • ( PNEUMONIA, CAPITAL )  top
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      Shymkent and the capital city of Atyrau are 1,500km (930 miles) apart, while the distance between the capital cities of Atyrau and Aktobe is 330km (205 miles).
      The Chinese embassy said that so far there have been nearly...
    • (Read more)   topSaule Kisikova, the health care department chief in the capital Nur-Sultan, told the news agency Kazinform: "Some 300 people diagnosed with pneumonia are being hospitalised every day.".
      The agency also said there had been 1,700 pneumonia cases nationwide...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, ATYRAU )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      The embassy's website, citing local media reports, said the provinces of Atyrau and Aktobe and the city of Shymkent have reported significant spikes in pneumonia cases since the middle of June.
      Shymkent and the capital city of Atyrau are 1,500km (930 miles) apart, while the...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, WARNING )  top
    • (Read more)   top Pneumonia warning in Kazakhstan
      Wendy Wu
      Published: 10:51pm, 9 Jul, 2020
      'Unknown pneumonia'deadlier than coronavirus sweeping Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns
      Statement from embassy warns...
    • (Read more)   top The country's health departments are conducting comparative research into the pneumonia virus, but have yet to identify the virus," the embassy said in a warning to Chinese citizens in the country.
      While the Chinese embassy described the illness as an "unknown pneumonia", Kazakhstani officials and media have only said it is pneumonia.
      It...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, VIRUS )  top
    • (Read more)   top The country's health departments are conducting comparative research into the pneumonia virus, but have yet to identify the virus," the embassy said in a warning to Chinese citizens in the country.
      While the Chinese embassy described the illness as an "unknown pneumonia", Kazakhstani...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, REIMPOSED )  top
    • (Read more)   topThe lockdown was lifted on May 11, but restrictions and quarantine measures have been reimposed in some areas following the surge in pneumonia cases. Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said in a televised address on Wednesday that the situation was still serious and it was too early...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, MEDIA )  top
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      While the Chinese embassy described the illness as an "unknown pneumonia", Kazakhstani officials and media have only said it is pneumonia.
      It was not clear why the Chinese embassy had described the illness as "unknown" or what information it had about the pneumonia.
      The embassy's...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, HEALTH )  top
    • (Read more)   top The country's health departments are conducting comparative research into the pneumonia virus, but have yet to identify the virus," the embassy said in a warning to Chinese citizens in the country.
      While the Chinese...
    • (Read more)   topSaule Kisikova, the health care department chief in the capital Nur-Sultan, told the news agency Kazinform: "Some 300 people diagnosed with pneumonia are being hospitalised every day.".
      The agency also said there...
    • ( PNEUMONIA, AUTHORITIES )  top
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      Statement from embassy warns that death rate is 'much higher'than coronavirus and says local authorities have yet to identify cause.
    • ( PNEUMONIA, AKTOBE )  top
    • (Read more)   top
      The embassy's website, citing local media reports, said the provinces of Atyrau and Aktobe and the city of Shymkent have reported significant spikes in pneumonia cases since the middle of June.
      Shymkent and the capital city of Atyrau are 1,500km (930 miles) apart, while the distance...
    • ( CHINESE )  top
    • (Read more)   top Kazakh authorities have reimposed Covid-19 lockdown in some parts of the country amid a spike in pneumonia cases last month. The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has warned of a deadly "unknown pneumonia" after the former Soviet republic reported a spike in pneumonia cases since June. "The death rate of this disease is much...
    • (Read more)   top The country's health departments are conducting comparative research into the pneumonia virus, but have yet to identify the virus," the embassy said in a warning to Chinese citizens in the country. While the Chinese embassy described the illness as an "unknown pneumonia", Kazakhstani officials and media have only said it is pneumonia. It was not...
    • ( COVID-19 )  top
    • (Read more)   top ... Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns Statement from embassy warns that death rate is 'much higher'than coronavirus and says local authorities have yet to identify cause. Kazakh authorities have reimposed Covid-19 lockdown in some parts of the country amid a spike in pneumonia cases last month. The Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan has warned of a deadly "unknown pneumonia" after the former Soviet...
    • (Read more)   top... there had been 1,700 pneumonia cases nationwide in June - more than two times the number in the same month last year. Kazakhstan announced a state of emergency on March 16 to tackle the spread of Covid-19. The lockdown was lifted on May 11, but restrictions and quarantine measures have been reimposed in some areas following the surge in pneumonia cases
    • (Read more)   top ... "in fact facing the second coronavirus wave coupled with a huge uptick in pneumonia cases", according to the Russian news agency Tass. The Chinese embassy said on Tuesday that the number of Covid-19 cases in Kazakhstan had reached 49,683, including 264 deaths. Late last month officials warned about the rise in pneumonia cases
    • ( CORONAVIRUS )  top
    • (Read more)   top Pneumonia warning in Kazakhstan Wendy Wu Published: 10:51pm, 9 Jul, 2020 'Unknown pneumonia'deadlier than coronavirus sweeping Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns Statement from embassy warns that death rate is 'much higher'than coronavirus and says local authorities have yet to identify cause
    • (Read more)   top ... has warned of a deadly "unknown pneumonia" after the former Soviet republic reported a spike in pneumonia cases since June. "The death rate of this disease is much higher than the novel coronavirus. The country's health departments are conducting comparative research into the pneumonia virus, but have yet to identify the virus," the embassy said in a warning to Chinese citizens in the country. While...
    • (Read more)   top Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said in a televised address on Wednesday that the situation was still serious and it was too early to relax restrictions. He added the country was "in fact facing the second coronavirus wave coupled with a huge uptick in pneumonia cases", according to the Russian news agency Tass. The Chinese embassy said on Tuesday that the number of Covid-19 cases in Kazakhstan had reached...