WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency

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The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus outbreak that has spread from China to 18 other countries a global health emergency.

Thursday’s announcement from Geneva means the WHO regards the outbreak as an “extraordinary event” needing a coordinated international response.

Experts say there is evidence of people-to-people transmission of the virus.

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