BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – The media office of the Lebanese Prime Minister, Hassan Diab, denied on Monday, the rumors that the head of the Lazar financial consulting firm transmitted the coronavirus to the premier and some ministers last week.

The statement added that “to clarify the truth, the representative of Lazar is not infected with the coronavirus based on medical analysis conducted in France, and therefore this news does not relate to the truth.

The Lebanese Prime Minister, Hassan Diab, announced the general mobilization against the coronavirus in the country until March 29.

According to the Lebanese National Agency, Diab called for “solidarity in facing the crisis, and for the highest levels of mobilization to control the coronavirus epidemic.”

 

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Without serious measures, the Chinese virus is set to infect about 1 billion people. I remind some people who mocked my habit of never going under 1 month of food reserves as a disaster prevention measure… I came to learn that some of these had been infected. China should really consider moving its P4 laboratories in non-populated areas and strengthen their confinement. There shall be no room to failure of biohazard security in such facilities. Lebanon should better fast track sanitary measures before it spreads more. Obviously, most of the media and governments underestimated the issue. I got in touch… Read more »