Coronavirus: spike in cases due to change in diagnosis, says WHO

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A rise in coronavirus cases in China’s Hubei provinces is ‘largely in part down to a change in how cases are being diagnosed and reported’, Dr Michael Ryan, the WHO’s head of emergencies said during a news briefing. He said that the increase was due to a change in the way Chinese authorities were counting new cases. China on Thursday reported an additional 13,332 extra cases – which could go back days or weeks, said Ryan
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