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Ministry for Foreign Affairs monitors coronavirus situation

Ministry for Foreign Affairs 30.1.2020 10.24
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Cases of pneumonia have been reported in Wuhan, China, and the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been identified as the cause. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Finland’s missions in China are monitoring the situation with the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and they are in constant contact with key actors with regard to the situational picture and the necessary measures.

When necessary, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs will update the travel bulletin to China. It is advisable to check the current version on our website. We recommend that you submit a travel notification if you are in China or plan to travel to China.

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) updates the latest information on the occurrence of the disease and the guidelines for the prevention of infections. The Institute cooperates with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare: Current information on Wuhan coronavirus

National Institute for Health and Welfare: Instructions for tourists:How to protect yourself from coronavirus?

ECDC: Novel coronavirus in China 

WHO: Novel Coronavirus

You can also find up-to-date information on the website of Finland’s missions in China, Facebook, Nettikonsuli and the accounts of Embassy of Finland in Beijing and  Finland's consulate in Shanghai.


Travel advice notice: China


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