How the Coronavirus Numbers Changed So Sharply
A new way of counting used by the Chinese authorities should catch more cases and get people into treatment earlier. But the scale of the epidemic will remain unclear for some time.
We need to be careful in interpreting these numbers, Dr. Michael Ryan, the World Health Organizations emergency responses chief, said on Thursday. The larger number of cases, he said, does not represent a significant change in the trajectory of the outbreak. … [+1238 chars]