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WHO Declares 2019-nCoV A Global Health Emergency

Dr Lo Ying-Ru, WHO Representative to Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore, World Health Organization

31-Jan-20 14:00

WHO Declares 2019-nCoV A Global Health Emergency

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.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Lim Sue Ann, Sharmilla Ganesan


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