On Wednesday, British Airways and Lufthansa announced they were suspending all flights in and out of China, while a number of other airlines have scaled back their services to China. Photo: EPA

China coronavirus: WHO in uncharted territory in dealing with emergency in world’s second largest economy

  • Experts say the World Health Organisation (WHO) faces an unprecedented challenge in deciding whether to declare China coronavirus a global emergency
  • Such decisions are inherently political, and ‘the bigger the player, the more intense and powerful the pressure’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
On Wednesday, British Airways and Lufthansa announced they were suspending all flights in and out of China, while a number of other airlines have scaled back their services to China. Photo: EPA
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