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COVID-19: Is Containment Still Possible?

Benjamin Cowling, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, University of Hong Kong

17-Mar-20 07:30

COVID-19: Is Containment Still Possible?

Countries around the world are grappling with the Covid-19 outbreak as global infections surpassed the number of cases in China for the first time yesterday. As of yesterday, there have been a total 168,000 cases recorded and 6,600 deaths and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Europe the "epicentre" of the pandemic, which originated in China.

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