World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan have advised on international visits and trade in relation with outbreak of pneumonia in China, caused by coronavirus, the Ministry told APA.

A pneumonia disease with unknown origin was revealed on December 31 in Wuhan city of Hubei Province of China. On January 9, Chinese government stated media that the pneumonia was caused by a coronavirus, which had not been known before. Coronaviruses can cause different illnesses from flu to severe acute respiratory syndrome and Middle East respiratory syndrome.