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Breaking down Wuhan's blueprint for lifting lockdown

04 Jun 2020

BEIJING From outbreak to lockdown and reopening, the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus emerged late last year, has been through all stages of dealing with the health crisis.

Explainer: Are asymptomatic COVID-19 patients safe or silent carriers?

04 Jun 2020

BEIJING China said 300 symptomless carriers of the novel coronavirus in Wuhan, the epicentre of the pandemic, had not been found to be infectious, in a bid to reassure people as countries ease restrictions. But some experts say asymptomatic infections are common, presenting a huge challenge in the control of the disease.

China's coronavirus campaign offers glimpse into surveillance system

26 May 2020

BEIJING The coronavirus outbreak in China has given unprecedented glimpses into how an extensive system of surveillance cameras works, as monitoring stations are rebranded epidemic "war rooms" helping to check people's movements and stifle the disease.

Delegates at China's virus-delayed congress tested and masked

22 May 2020

BEIJING China's top leaders took the stage in front of a sea of masked delegates for the opening of parliament on Friday, the culmination of intensive planning at a time when gatherings around the world have been curtailed by the new coronavirus.

Delegates at China's virus-delayed congress tested and masked

22 May 2020

BEIJING, May 22 China's top leaders took the stage in front of a sea of masked delegates for the opening of parliament on Friday, the culmination of intensive planning at a time when gatherings around the world have been curtailed by the new coronavirus.

Global coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, infections rising in South America

21 May 2020

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday, with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally. | Video

Global coronavirus cases pass 3 million as lockdowns begin to ease

28 Apr 2020

BEIJING Global confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed 3 million on Monday, as the United States neared 1 million cases, according to a Reuters tally.

Global coronavirus death toll hits 200,000

26 Apr 2020

Global deaths linked to the coronavirus passed 200,000 on Saturday, while confirmed cases of the virus are expected to hit 3 million in coming days, according to a Reuters tally.

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