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World Health Organization Makes It Official: COVID-19 Is A Pandemic

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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is the Director-General of the World Health Organization said:

"WHO has been assessing this outbreak around the clock and we are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity, and by the alarming levels of inaction"

Note: A pandemic is a disease that's prevalent over a whole country or the world.

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