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Watch: World Health Organization holds press conference on coronavirus outbreak

February 7, 2020


World Health Organization officials are holding a press conference Friday to update the public on the new coronavirus outbreak.

As of Friday, more than 31,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported in over two dozen countries, resulting in at least 636 deaths almost exclusively in China. The WHO declared the virus a global health emergency last week, a rare designation that helps the international agency mobilize financial and political support to contain the outbreak.

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