Coronavirus update: UN scales back major conference

Flight attendants wear face masks at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport in China.
Man Yi
Flight attendants wear face masks at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport in China.

Coronavirus update: UN scales back major conference

Health

The organizing committee of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), a major UN conference scheduled to take place in March, has decided to cut the event down to a one-day meeting, citing current concerns surrounding the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.