Coronavirus: World must prepare for pandemic, says WHO - BBC News
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The worst-hit countries are intensifying their efforts to contain the deadly coronavirus as the number of cases globally surpassed 80,000.
In South Korea, infections have risen again, taking the total to 977. Americans have been warned against all but essential travel to the nation.
Italy and Iran are both battling to contain outbreaks of the virus.
In Japan shares slumped on Tuesday, reacting to a global plunge on Monday sparked by fear of further outbreaks.
Wall Street and London had both suffered big drops. #BBCOS #BBCOutsideSource