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Coronavirus is a pandemic in all but name as the infection goes global

Coronavirus is a pandemic in all but nam ...

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Akos Stiller/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesWILL the coronavirus outbreak become a pandemic? It is increasingly looking like it won’t – but only in name. At a press briefing on 25 February, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Ghebreyesus, expressed a reluctance to use the term until ...
Coronavirus: UK government reveals action plan to combat an outbreak

Coronavirus: UK government reveals actio ...

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The UK is preparing for an outbreak of covid-19Yui Mok/PA Wire/PA Images The coronavirus outbreak could lead to a fifth of workers in the UK staying at home, cause the police to drop low-priority cases and force the National Health Service (NHS) to delay non-urgent care. That is according to a 27-... ...
Coronavirus: Concerns as UK delays release of new case locations

Coronavirus: Concerns as UK delays relea ...

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The UK has set up coronavirus testing areas at hospitalsJames Veysey/Shutterstock The full details of new coronavirus infections in the UK will now be released only once a week. While the number of new cases will be published on a daily basis, the location of these cases will only be reported on a... ...
The WHO is now calling the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic

The WHO is now calling the coronavirus o ...

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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is WHO director generalSALVATORE DI NOLFI/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock The World Health Organization today said the covid-19 outbreak caused by coronavirus is now  classed as a pandemic. “In the past two weeks, the number of cases outside China has increased thirteenfold,” said ...