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WHO concerned about cases outside China with ‘no clear link’ | Malay Mail

WHO concerned about cases outside China with ‘no clear link’ | Malay Mail

21/2/2020 7:16:00 PM

WHO concerned about cases outside China with ‘no clear link’ | Malay Mail

GENEVA, Feb 21 — The head of the World Health Organisation voiced concern today about cases of Covid-19 that have emerged outside China that do not have any links with the country at the source of the outbreak. “Although the total number of Covid-19 cases outside remains relatively small, we...

Friday, 21 Feb 2020 11:43 PM MYTDirector-General of the World Health Organisation Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva January 30, 2020. — Reuters pic

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GENEVA, Feb 21 — The head of the World Health Organisation voiced concern today about cases of Covid-19 that have emerged outside China that do not have any links with the country at the source of the outbreak.“Although the total number of Covid-19 cases outside remains relatively small, we are concerned about the number of cases with no clear epidemiological link, such as travel history to or contact with a confirmed case,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press conference in Geneva. — AFP

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