A cyclist wears a mask while riding past a bus station near the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

China coronavirus: WHO to hold emergency meeting as Sars-like virus spreads in Asia

  • Committee will decide whether to declare outbreak an international public health emergency – a rare move only used for the gravest epidemics
  • Label has only been used a handful of times, for swine flu pandemic, Ebola and Zika outbreaks
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A cyclist wears a mask while riding past a bus station near the closed Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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