Morning News Brief: WHO defends China, coronavirus death toll, and more!

WION Web Team
New Delhi Updated: Feb 16, 2020, 08:47 AM IST

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India is also doing everything to control the possible transmission of the virus to the country. 


The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China has reached 1,665 as of the end of Saturday, up by 142 from the previous day.


Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Zelenskiy said he was very open with Trump.


India has advised its citizens to refrain from travelling to China. The Indian government has said that anyone with a travel history in China since January 15, 2020 could be quarantined.

S Jaishankar

"Good to see @SecPompeo at #MSC2020. Allowed us to take stock of the relationship as we look forward to @realDonaldTrump 's visit," Jaishankar said on Twitter.