BEIJING / SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China reported Wednesday the lowest number of coronavirus cases in two weeks, giving a prediction by Beijing's senior medical advisor about an outbreak there in late April, but World Health Organization officials warn they can still go. in any guide ".
The new 2,015 confirmed cases brought China a total of 44,653. That was the lowest daily increase since January 30 and came the day after epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan said the epidemic would break out in China this month before falling.
His comments helped ease public fears and markets, where global equities hit record highs in hopes of ending disruptions in the world's second-largest economy. (MKTS / GLOB)
Results from Chinese trials testing the combination of antiviral drugs used to treat HIV against new coronavirus are due in a matter of weeks, giving hope that experts can find devise an effective treatment.
But the World Health Organization has likened the epidemic threat to terrorism and WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the apparent slowdown in the spread of the disease should be considered with extreme caution.
This boom could still go in any direction, he told a brief meeting in Geneva.
Another expert said that while coronaviruses may be peaking in China, this is not the case.
Later, it spread to other places where the disease outbreak began, Dale Fisher, head of the Global Crisis Response and Warning Network coordinated by …
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