Le manque de transparence des autorités saoudiennes lors du déclenchement de cas du nouveau virus de grippe aviaire à Hufuf pose potentiellement problème.
Virus’s Toll in Saudi Arabia Raises Fears of Faster Spread - WSJ.com
nternational public-health officials say they are as concerned about the coronavirus as they are about the new H7N9 avian flu virus that recently began sickening people in eastern China. The flu has hit more people—128 are known to have been infected as of May 2, including 26 who died—than the coronavirus.
But the coronavirus so far appears deadlier, with 30 cases including 18 deaths. And it may now be spreading from one person to another, international health officials say—unlike H7N9, which isn’t spreading widely between people. [...]
“They may have much more information but it surely hasn’t been forthcoming,” said Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, of the Saudi government. “The Saudis need to lay this out as completely as possible. We’ve all been concerned about the lack of transparency with regard to the Saudi investigation. It’s not just about an endemic problem within the country. It represents a global threat.”