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China’s Wuhan to test ’all residents’ as Covid-19 returns

China’s Wuhan city with a population of 11 million is ’swiftly launching comprehensive nucleic acid testing of all residents’

1 min read3 Aug 2021
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WHO team lands in China’s Wuhan to probe coronavirus origin: Report

The mission to probe the origins of Covid-19 comes as China reported its first death from the killer virus in eight months amid a resurgence in coronavirus cases

1 min read14 Jan 2021
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China starts emergency COVID-19 vaccination in Wuhan

The vaccination, available at 48 designated clinics in 15 districts, began on Dec 24, targeting certain groups of people aged between 18 and 59 years

2 min read29 Dec 2020
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’Life is short’: Wuhan’s COVID-19 survivors share lessons one year on

During the early days of the outbreak, the city’s hospitals were crushed with patients, testing was scarce, and many doctors worked unprotected

4 min read18 Dec 2020
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A year on, markets bustling in Wuhan where COVID-19 emerged

Almost a year since the city reported the world’s first cases of COVID-19 in one of its handful of vast wet markets, and even as several other countries remain firmly in the grip of the subsequent pandemic, life in Wuhan has largely returned to normal

3 min read8 Dec 2020
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’Coronavirus created in a govt lab in Wuhan,’ says whistleblower Chinese virologist

Chinese virologist Dr Li-Meng Yan has claimed that the novel coronavirus was made in a government controlled laboratory in Wuhan.

1 min read14 Sep 2020
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China tries to flip the coronavirus pandemic script, starring a ’reborn’ Wuhan

China faces foreign bitterness over the virus and an initial cover-up attempt by Wuhan officialsMany Wuhan citizens express persistent concern over an uneven recovery and fear of new outbreaks

3 min read6 Sep 2020
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China’s Wuhan says all schools to reopen on Tuesday

The city said it has drawn up emergency plans to switch back to online teaching should risk levels changeSchools have been ordered to stock up on disease control equipment and to carry out drills and training sessions

1 min read29 Aug 2020
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Wuhan pool parties bring post-coronavirus relief in China

The Wuhan Maya Beach Water Park reopened in late June, and the crowds have picked up this monthWuhan was the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China and saw the most deaths

1 min read19 Aug 2020
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First a coronavirus epicenter. Now, China’s Wuhan battles floods

The Tai lake near Shanghai has also declared a red alert after its water level rose to nearly a metre higher than its safe levelThe Poyang lake in Jiangxi province, which is formed from the overspill of the Yangtze, is 2.5 metres higher than its warning level

1 min read17 Jul 2020
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