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Europe, not China, now the 'epicentre' of coronavirus pandemic: WHO chief

Europe has now become the epicentre of the pandemic, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said

AFP | PTI  |  Geneva 

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The warned Friday that Europe was now the "epicentre" for the global pandemic and reporting more daily cases than China did at the height of its outbreak.

"Europe has now become the epicentre of the pandemic," chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a virtual press conference, describing the more than 5,000 deaths worldwide as "a tragic milestone".

First Published: Fri, March 13 2020. 21:56 IST
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