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Head of WHO-led Staff to Depart for China to Get coronavirus probe

Last updated on February 9, 2020

Tedros, asked if the group would comprise specialists from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), told a media conference on Saturday: “We expect so.”

The death toll in southern China climbed to 803 on Saturday, the WHO stated, appearing inclined to pass on the 774 deaths listed internationally during the 2002-2003 epidemic of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Around southern China, the number of cases stood in 34,598, ” the WHO said.

Dr. Mike Ryan, WHO’s leading emergency specialist, said there was stabilization in the number of new cases reported from Hubei province, the epicenter of the virus, within the previous four days.

“That is fantastic news, and might reflect the effect of the control measures set up. But remember that there are also plenty of suspected cases still to be analyzed.”

The identical amount daily, around.”

He also added, “It is not a decrease. That can only mean four times of relative calm until it hastens”