WHO declares 'progress' in fight against coronavirus

Passengers having their temperature taken as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus at a train station in Nanjing, in China's eastern Jiangsu province on February 18, 2020. PHOTO | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The death toll from the Covid-19 virus jumped past 2,000 on Wednesday, almost all of them in mainland China where 74,185 cases of infection have been confirmed.

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