WHO Emergencies Programme technical lead Maria van Kerkhove (with Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus) at a coronavirus briefing in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: others will revise death tolls like China, World Health Organisation says

  • City of Wuhan, where outbreak was first reported, has raised its fatality count by 50 per cent to account for misreporting issues in early stages of pandemic
  • ‘All countries will face this,’ says WHO emergencies director, urging nations to produce precise data as early as possible
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
WHO Emergencies Programme technical lead Maria van Kerkhove (with Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus) at a coronavirus briefing in Geneva, Switzerland in March. Photo: Xinhua
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