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Coronavirus: World facing shortage of protective equipment against deadly virus, WHO says

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Coronavirus: World facing shortage of protective equipment against deadly virus, WHO saysThe world is facing a shortage of personnel protective equipment against coronavirus, according to the World Health Organisation. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO’s director general, also said that the rate of infections within China had slowed over the last two days, but that “the numbers could go up again.” There are over 30,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world, with over 600 deaths having been reported, the vast majority in China. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing the full story, not just the headlines Download now More follows… Independent news email Only the best news in your inbox Enter your email address Continue Continue Please enter an email address...
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The world is facing a chronic shortage of gowns, masks, gloves and other protective equipment in the fight against a spreading coronavirus epidemic, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday

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