World Health Organization-led team traveling to Wuhan today

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a combined news conference following a two-day international conference on COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine research and a meeting to decide whether Ebola in DR Congo still constitutes health emergency of international concern on January 12, 2020 in Geneva. - The UN health agency on February 12 cautioned it was "way too early" to say whether COVID-19 might have peaked or when it might end, following a drop in the number of new cases. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

The World Health Organization-led joint mission working on coronavirus in China is traveling today to Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a news briefing Friday.

It’s up to the team what it wants to focus on there, Tedros said.

So far, the team has been working in Beijing, Sichuan and Guangdong, he said.

Tedros said previously the team includes experts from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US National Institutes of Health, as well as experts from Singapore, South Korea, Japan, Nigeria, Germany and Russia.

The team includes experts in epidemiology, virology, clinical management, outbreak control and public health.

Source: CNN News


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