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24 Feb 2020

Prepare for potential Coronavirus pandemic’ warns World Health Organisation

Health and Social Care Correspondent

The world should prepare for a potential coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organisation has warned – although so far it’s stopped short of officially declaring one.

With more than a thousand cases confirmed from South Korea and Iran to Italy, the WHO said now was the time for all countries to make sure they’re ready.

Here, Downing Street insisted the UK was “prepared for all eventualities”.