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bbc.com – Page: Online : 12-Feb-20
The death toll from the coronavirus on mainland China has risen to 1,017, and more than 42,000 people in China have been diagnosed with the respiratory illness. In its latest response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Chinese government has sacked two of the most senior officials at the Hubei Health Commission. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization has announced that the coronavirus has been officially designated Covid-2019. WHO’s Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has praised China’s efforts to contain the virus and expressed optimism that action to limit its spread globally will be effective.
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