WHO Weighs in on Wuhan

Limited human-to-human transmission of the Wuhan coronavirus may have occurred within families, and WHO is now preparing for the possibility of a wider outbreak, Reuters reports.
 
In the first case outside of China, a woman in Thailand was infected with the same coronavirus strain that affected at least 41 people in Wuhan. She had visited seafood markets, but not the one linked to the outbreak, according to the South China Morning Post.
 
The WHO is reportedly discussing whether to convene a panel of experts to consider the possibility of declaring an international health emergency, Vox reports.
 
Response-wise, this isn’t a replay of the 2003 SARS outbreak, writes Judy Stone in Forbes. China has been more transparent, and others in the region have stepped up. Hong Kong, Singapore, and South Korea are preemptively screening travelers for the virus. 

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