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Coronavirus is a Pandemic - World Health Organisation declared

HealthMar 11, 2020
Coronavirus is a Pandemic - World Health Organisation declared
Past two weeks, the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China has increased 13-fold, and the number of affected countries has tripled. In the days and weeks ahead, we expect to see the number of cases, the number of deaths, and the number of affected countries climb even higher. We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.We have never before seen a pandemic sparked by a coronavirus. This is the first pandemic caused by a coronavirus- WHO

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