• Number of confirmed cases reported in Wuhan on Saturday falls 55 per cent from previous day, National Health Commission says
  • But surges in South Korea, Japan and Iran suggest the epidemic is becoming a pandemic, according to experts
A month on from the introduction of strict controls in Wuhan, the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, China is cautiously returning to normal operations after seeing a downward trend in the number of new infections.
But that chink of light could yet be overshadowed as a surge of cases elsewhere in the world, most notably in South Korea, Japan and Iran, threatens to turn an epidemic into a pandemic, experts say.

 

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