The world is fast approaching a tipping point in the spread of the coronavirus, according to experts, who warn that the disease is outpacing efforts to contain it. The international community needed to act quickly before the narrowing “window of opportunity” closed completely. The tipping point after which our ability to prevent a global pandemic ends seems a lot closer after the past 24 hours. Fast isolation of even mild cases in affected areas is important for preventing substantial person-to-person transmission. It is critical that public health guidelines are followed.
Update 02/09/2020: The coronavirus outbreak has killed at least 811 people and infected more than 37,500 globally as it continues to spread beyond China.
The deadly coronavirus outbreak that's infected more than 37,500 globally and more deaths than the SARS epidemic in the early 2000s spurred China's government on Sunday to address the growing shortage of medical equipment.
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