Wuhan authorities warn of lack of ‘equipment and materials’ and consider converting hotels and schools into treatment centres. Follow live news and updatesDeaths reach 563, with fresh cases on stricken cruise ship off JapanHong Kong faces ‘double devastation’ as coronavirus and civil unrest take tollMother-baby transmission unproven despite case of newbornTokyo Olympics chief says coronavirus could disrupt Games 7.37am GMT This is Jessica Murray taking over from Alison to track the latest developments with the coronavirus outbreak throughout the day. Global health experts have warned that “hidden” coronavirus cases mean that we could just be seeing the “tip of the iceberg”. Related: ‘Hidden’ coronavirus cases could thwart containment efforts, experts warn It’s a fog of war reality, which is what makes me suspect that what are seeing is the tip of the iceberg. 6.55am GMT Here’s a summary of what we know so far today about the spread of the coronavirus. Continue reading…
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Author : Jessica Murray (now) and Alison Rourke (earlier)
Publish date : 2020-02-06 07:37:18
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