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CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering the coronavirus outbreak


The COVID-19 virus (also known as novel coronavirus) is now present across every continent, excluding Antarctica, with confirmed cases and ongoing transmission in over 100 countries, according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO).

The WHO declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on January 31, 2020, and raised its global risk assessment from “high” to “very high” on February 28, 2020, according to news reports.

Below is a link from the Committee to Protect Journalists on how to safely cover the coronavirus outbreak:

CPJ Safety Advisory_ Covering the coronavirus outbreak – Committee to Protect Journalists

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