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WHO officials try to contain China coronavirus — as well as public fears — as outbreak spreads

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World health officials hesitated Wednesday to designate an outbreak of a flu-like coronavirus that’s killed at least 17 people as a global health emergency, trying to contain the fast-spreading illness without unnecessarily spooking global trade. The World Health Organization is set to reconvene Thursday after an emergency committee of international ...

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‘The moment of crisis has come’: Sir David Attenborough issues urgent warning on climate change

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Renowned naturalist calls on governments to make ‘life or death decisions’   Sir David Attenborough has warned that the “moment of crisis” for climate change has come and made an urgent appeal for action in a new interview. The renowned broadcaster’s intervention comes after he said on Wednesday that humans have “overrun ...

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