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China coronavirus outbreak: Death toll climbs to 2,004, infects over 74,185 people

The number of deaths from the coronavirus outbreak in mainland China rose by 136, pushing the nationwide death toll to 2,004 as of the end of Tuesday, the country’s National Health Commission reported on Wednesday. At least 132 of the fatalities were from Hubei Province, the epicentre of the epidemic. Nationwide, there had been a […]

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Coronavirus outbreak is worse than any terrorist attack: WHO

China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world” and should be viewed as “Public Enemy Number 1”, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged countries to step up measures to detect and contain the virus, especially in at least […]