Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten

Government, Business, Safety

Coronavirus Emergency Declared; WHO Downplays Trade Impact

Doctors look at a CT scan of a patient at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province on Jan. 30. Doctors look at a CT scan of a patient at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province on Jan. 30. (Chinatopix via Associated Press)

The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak that started in China a global emergency Jan. 30 after the number of cases worldwide spiked more than tenfold in a week.

Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten | Associated Press
January 30, 2020