WHO says global risk of China virus is ‘high’


The World Health Organization is, for now, stopping short of declaring the Novel Coronavirus from Wuhan, China, a global health emergency. – EPA pic, January 27, 2020.

THE World Health Organisation today said the global risk from the deadly virus in China was “high”, admitting an error in its previous reports that said it was “moderate”.

The UN health body said in a situation report published late yesterday that the risk was “very high in China, high at regional level and high at global level”.


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