Coronavirus offically declared pandemic by World Health Organization


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GENEVA – The World Health Organization (W.H.O. has officially declared the global Coronavirus situation as a pandemic. W.H.O. says that there is still time for countries to try to counteract the situation, and that all countries can still take measures to fight the virus. This announcement comes after weeks of the organization refraining from officially declaring the international COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic.

(Compiled from Associated Press by Eddie Drinkwine, original reporting by Jamey Keaten, Maria Cheng, and John Leicester)