China coronavirus: WHO to hold special meeting in Beijing as death toll jumps

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Officials have postponed the end of the lunar new year holidays as spread of virus continues and lockdowns expand

The head of the World Health Organization will hold a special meeting with officials in Beijing on Monday to discuss how to contain the coronavirus that has killed 80 people and left more than 400 in a critical condition.

In an effort to reduce chances of infection during what is China’s busiest travel season, officials announced the end of this week’s lunar new year holiday would be postponed until at least 2 February. Authorities have also widened sweeping restrictions on travel across the country.

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