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Cornavirus public health emergency expected to be declared in China

Published on January 22, 2020 - Duration: 00:37s

Cornavirus public health emergency expected to be declared in China

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to declare a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in response to the coronavirus outbreak which appears to have originated in eastern China.

Nine people have died and hundreds of others have been infected, with cases detected in countries including the US, Japan and South Korea as increased precautions are taken to prevent the virus spreading during the busy Lunar New Year.

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