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WHO warns against "Blanket Measures" of Coronavirus outbreak

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The World Health Organization has warned against "blanket measures" over the outbreak of Covid-19 (the official name of novel coronavirus given by WHO). WHO pointed out that the epidemic outside of China was affecting only a tiny proportion of the population. As per the organization, the infection has a mortality rate of around 2 %, which is less deadly than other coronaviruses such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).