As of Friday, confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus had been reported in more than 50 countries around the world. Illustration: Henry Wong

Coronavirus: WHO, experts fail to reach consensus on how deadly outbreak should be defined

  • The World Health Organisation said on Friday the risk for Covid-19 to spread globally was very high, but it has stopped short of declaring it a pandemic
  • Names aside, experts say the most important thing is establishing a cohesive plan for dealing with the deadly disease
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
As of Friday, confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus had been reported in more than 50 countries around the world. Illustration: Henry Wong
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