Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 6 April 2020

Beyond the Headlines: Is coronavirus causing unnecessary panic or is it a grave concern?

This week we take a look at the coronavirus that is sweeping the world

On December 31 last year, China reported 27 cases of pneumonia from an unknown cause in the city of Wuhan, in central China. The majority of people affected were workers from a local seafood and live animal market. As the virus spread and more cases were announced, talk of a deadly pandemic began circulating.

In this week's episode, The National speaks to Dr Amr Mahmoud El Naggar, Head of ER at Medcare Hospital Dubai and Tarik Jasarevic, spokesperson for the World Health Organisation about the coronavirus and whether we should we worried.

Updated: February 6, 2020 08:26 PM

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