What WHO calling the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic means

The organization is asking countries to double down on containment and mitigation efforts

people in clean suits spraying a subway tunnel

Workers in South Korea, which has been hit hard by COVID-19, disinfect a subway station in Seoul to slow the virus’s spread.


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