WHO Declares 2019-nCoV A Global Health Emergency
Dr Lo Ying-Ru, WHO Representative to Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore, World Health Organization
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The World Health Organisation has just declared the novel coronavirus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. We find out more on what that means, why they’re declaring it now, and the actions that governments should take in response.
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Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Sharmilla Ganesan
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