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Prefecture-level & Sub-provincial city in Hubei, People's Republic of China

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Wuhan: Prefecture-level & Sub-provincial city in Hubei, People's Republic of China
Wuhan is the capital of Hubei Province in the People's Republic of China. It is the largest city in Hubei and the most populous city in Central China, with a population of over 11 million, the ninth-most populous Chinese city and one of the nine National Central Cities of China.

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Life back to normal in Wuhan, once the disease epicentre [Video]

Life back to normal in Wuhan, once the disease epicentre

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Coronavirus pandemic kills one million people worldwide [Video]

Coronavirus pandemic kills one million people worldwide

Over one million people have now died from coronavirus worldwide. This milestone comes almost nine months after the first Covid-19 death was recorded in Wuhan, China. Data captured by Johns Hopkins..

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A cheaper, faster COVID-19 test [Video]

A cheaper, faster COVID-19 test

A method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection has been developed by a team of researchers. The method simplifies and frees the testing from expensive reaction steps, enabling..

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Less than a year since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China's Wuhan Province, something nearly unthinkable has happened in this nation of 1.4 billion: a return to a kind of normalcy
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For virus-tamer Merkel, global alliances trumped nationalism

Travelling in convoy through the Chinese city of Wuhan last September, Angela Merkel called a halt. As her party crossed a bridge over the Yangtze river, the German Chancellor wanted to hear about a..
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U.S. says consulate in China's Wuhan to reopen in near future

The United States will soon resume operations at its consulate in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus outbreak began late last year, the U.S. Embassy said on Wednesday.
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China, scientists dismiss Harvard study suggesting COVID-19 was spreading in Wuhan in August

Beijing dismissed as "ridiculous" a Harvard Medical School study of hospital traffic and search engine data that suggested the new coronavirus may already have been spreading in China last August, and..
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The coronavirus might have been spreading in China as early as August last year, according to Harvard Medical School research based on satellite images of hospital travel patterns and search engine..
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China drops Shanghai as a first port of entry for Beijing-bound flights

China on Monday dropped Shanghai as one of the first ports of entry for international flights bound for the capital, Beijing, while four new cities were added to the list and Wuhan, where the..
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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.
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China's Wuhan finds no new COVID cases, 300 asymptomatics in tests

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China's Wuhan says conducted 1,146,156 COVID-19 tests on May 23

The city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, conducted 1,146,156 nucleic acid tests on May 23, the local health authority said on Sunday, compared with 1,470,950 tests a..
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China recorded no new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 22, the first time it had seen no daily rise in the number of cases since the pandemic began in the central city of Wuhan late..
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China reported six confirmed coronavirus cases for May 18, including a new case in Wuhan, the health authority said on Tuesday, compared to seven a day earlier.
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China's Wuhan nearly doubles number of COVID-19 tests per day

The city of Wuhan, where the new coronavirus outbreak originated in China, conducted 222,675 nucleic acid tests on May 16, the local health authority said on Sunday, nearly doubling from a day earlier.
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'A loaded gun:' Wet markets, wildlife trafficking pose threat for the next pandemic

China banned wildlife consumption and cracked down on certain "wet markets" after the coronavirus emerged in Wuhan. Experts say that's not enough.
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Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

As Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic began, revs up a massive testing campaign, some residents crowding the test centres expressed concern on Saturday that the very act of getting..
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Mainland China reports 17 new COVID-19 cases amid new infections in Wuhan

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