Coronavirus mystery: Baffled scientist admits ‘there are many missing pieces to puzzle'

BAFFLED scientists have admitted they have limited understanding of the emerging coronavirus which has killed 26 and infected a total of almost 900 people - with one London-based expert saying there were "many missing pieces in the jigsaw puzzle".

The World Health Organization decided against declaring the outbreak of the disease – which is officially known as 2019-nCoV, and which is believed to have originated in a seafood market in the Chinese city of Wuhan – a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, although director-general Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus admitted the situation could change. Commenting on the decision, Peter Piot, Professor of Global Health and Director of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical...
source: Express

2020-01-24 18:59
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