>Chinks change the way they report cases
>Director of the fucking World Health Organization praises a sandcastle
Other notes from today's briefing
>"A lot of people are asking, where is the #2019nCoV outbreak going? Is it getting better, is it getting worse?"
"We are doing several things to answer those questions"-@DrTedros
<proceeds to not answer
>"In recent days we have seen some concerning instances of onward #2019nCoV transmission from people with no travel history to #China, like the cases reported in 🇫🇷 yesterday and the 🇬🇧 today"
>"The detection of this small number of #2019nCoV cases could be the spark that becomes a bigger fire. But for now, it’s only a spark. Our objective remains containment. We call on all countries to use the window of opportunity we have to prevent a bigger fire"
>We have now identified 168 labs around the world with the right technology to diagnose coronavirus.
>We have sent kits to Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, DRC, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Iran, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Tunisia, Uganda and Zambia.
>Many of those countries have already started using them.
>Another shipment of 150,000 tests is being assembled in Berlin today, and is destined for more than 80 labs in all regions.