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Coronavirus

WHO says China virus not yet a global emergency

Organization cites limited cases outside China

Children wear masks to avoid infection of a new coronavirus in Hong Kong.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- The World Health Organization decided Thursday against declaring a global health emergency at this time over the new respiratory virus from Wuhan, China.

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