628 Kazakhstanis died of pneumonia in June – Новости Казахстана – свежие, актуальные, последние новости об о всем

  From The South China Morning Post

Story published on – published on 3 July 2020


Post that started me looking into this “Unknown Pneumonia’ today that I shared a short time ago.  It was a warning to Chinese Citizens in Kazakhstan (several whom have died from this “Unknown Pneumonia”. Somehow the South China Morning Post got a hold of the warning and published it today.

‘Unknown pneumonia’ deadlier than coronavirus sweeping Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns | South China Morning Post


The first news reports I could find about this came from Reuters on 25 June 2020 and republished by The National Post on the same day.

Kazakh capital reports surge in pneumonia cases – Reuters


Also from Reuters on 25 June 2020

Kazakh health minister resigns amid coronavirus crisis – Reuters


Since the Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan formally announced this “Unknown Pneumonia” today, several blogs/specific sites have begun investigating this disease:

Community Acquired Pneumonia – Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan and environs. – FluTrackers News and Information



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