Jennifer Nessel, Assistant Editor


WHO Declares Coronavirus an International Public Health Emergency as US Reports First Human-to-Human Transmission

January 30, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to be a public health emergency of international concern, as the CDC announced the 6th case of the virus in the United States, as well as the country’s first documented person-to-person transmission.