WHO Declares Coronavirus Outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

Breaking News from the World Health Organization

Posted January 30th, 2020 on Niagara At Large

(A Brief Note from Niagara At Large – This brief media advisory was posted on the afternoon of Thursday, January 30th, 2020.)

Following the advice of the Emergency Committee today, WHO Director-General has declared the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

In China, more than 7700 cases have been confirmed, and 170 people have died.

There are 82 additional cases confirmed in 18 countries (including three, to date, in Canada).

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