• Working together to fight against the virus

    At the moment, the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been a major topic in China and around the world. 

    Like many Chinese, I closely follow the daily development of the situation and feel worried about the increasing number of infections. Unfortunately, Finland confirmed the first case on January 29. A Chinese tourist was quarantined and diagnosed positive in Lapland, making Finland the third country with a confirmed case in Europe.

  • YLE: Nurses in HUS find it hard to get tested for coronavirus, although staff were to be a priority

    Nursing staff in the post-anaesthesia care unit of Jorvi Hospital in Espoo, Southern Finland, on 27 January 2020. (Vesa Moilanen – Lehtikuva)

    TWO NURSES in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) have found it difficult to get tested for the new coronavirus despite being sent home for experiencing symptoms associated with the virus, reports YLE.

    One of the nurses even had recently returned from one of the areas worst hit by the epidemic in Europe.

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