The viral illness outbreak in China is not yet considered a global emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO), its director-general said on Thursday.
«Make no mistake, this is though, an emergency in China. But it has not yet become a global health emergency. It may yet become one,» explained Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
The Emergency Committee was split on the decision, however... Еще.
Previous global emergencies have been declared for the emergence of Zika virus in the Americas, the swine flu pandemic, and polio.