WHO Declares Global Health Emergency Over Coronavirus

The World Health Organisation has declared a global health emergency over coronavirus. This comes as the virus has spread across every region of China and continues to spread to other nations.

“The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening in China but what is happening in other countries,” said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

The virus has claimed 170 lives in China. The WHO has said there are 98 confirmed cases across 18 other countries outside of China.

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