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New coronavirus outbreak: WHO declares it a global public health emergency

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 30, 2020, 8:05 PM UTC / Updated Jan. 30, 2020, 9:00 PM UTCBy Erika EdwardsThe World Health Organization on Thursday declared the new coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency.While nearly 99 percent of the more than 9,000 confirmed cases are in China, 98 people have been diagnosed in 18 other countries, including the United States.Late Thursday, shortly after the WHO declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, the U.S. raised its travel advisory, warning citizens to not travel to China..@StateDept is increasing the #China Travel Advisory to Level ...