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Wuhan: 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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Nepal struggles with increases Covid-19 cases [Video]

Nepal struggles with increases Covid-19 cases

Recovery rate of Nepal's COVID-19 infected patients stood at around 56 percent in an early fortnight of August, while towards the end of the month, it has dipped down to 54, increasing worries and..

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US Intel: Wuhan Kept Beijing Out Of The Loop For Weeks When COVID-19 Hit Humans [Video]

US Intel: Wuhan Kept Beijing Out Of The Loop For Weeks When COVID-19 Hit Humans

The US intelligence community has not yet been able to tap into all sources of information on the origins of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. However, CNN reports intelligence officials say officials in..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published
China defends Wuhan's massive pool party [Video]

China defends Wuhan's massive pool party

The Chinese government said Thursday (August 20) that a crowded pool part in the central city of Wuhan showed the city had won a 'victory' over coronavirus. Francis Maguire reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published
Wuhan on alert again: Flooding poses threat to 11 million people [Video]

Wuhan on alert again: Flooding poses threat to 11 million people

Seven months since the first COVID-19 infection in the Chinese city, its residents are now facing a new threat.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published

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Amid coronavirus outbreak, plane evacuates U.S. citizens from Wuhan, China

A plane carrying nearly 200 people is evacuating Americans from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports from outside March Air Force Base in..
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Detained Australian journalist Cheng Lei authored Facebook posts about Wuhan coronavirus cover-up

An Australian journalist currently detained in Beijing was known as a good thinker and a bridge between the two countries before her arrest more than two weeks ago, experts say.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: WHO didn't visit Wuhan on investigation trip to China

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China logs ninth consecutive day with no locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

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Hong Kong to start virus testing for entire city on Sept 1

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Wuhan coronavirus: From silent streets to packed pools

Images of crowds at a waterpark festival show how far the city has moved on from its January lockdown.
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Partygoers cram into water park in Wuhan, China despite COVID-19 risk

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Thousands of partygoers packed out a water park over the weekend in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus first emerged late last year, keen to party as the city edges back to normal..
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Coronavirus strain that is '10 times more infectious' detected in Malaysia

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Coronavirus did come from bats, say WHO scientists sent to Wuhan

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The coronavirus outbreak came from bats and was probably passed to humans through another intermediary animal "host", World Health Organisation (WHO) scientists have concluded. The team of WHO experts..
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Ai Weiwei on living in exile, his artistic reaction to coronavirus and making a secret Wuhan film

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Ai Weiwei’s mother is visibly pained recalling her son’s life as a newborn. “He was born at his father’s darkest time,” says Gao Ying in the new documentary, Ai Weiwei: Yours Truly, released..
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Coronavirus in Wuhan: The son who lost his father to Covid-19

Zhang Hai travelled to the city with his father for routine surgery just before it went into lockdown.
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Fact check: Viral photo shows Obama, Fauci visiting NIH lab in 2014, not a 'Wuhan lab' in 2015

In social media posts, the photo has been taken out of context. It depicts Obama, Fauci and Sylvia Burwell visiting a U.S. lab in the D.C. area.
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China's Wuhan declares red alert as floods disrupt supply chains

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Miami is now the coronavirus epicenter as cases surge, one expert says

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Pittsburgh Seemed Like a Virus Success Story. Now Cases Are Surging.

Pittsburgh, a sister city to Wuhan, China, saw only modest cases for months. In the last two weeks, cases are suddenly soaring.
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Coronavirus: Wuhan lab that researches Covid-19 will not be visited by WHO investigators looking into origin of virus

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Study links abnormally high blood sugar to higher risk of death in Covid-19 patients not diagnosed with diabetes

A new research from Wuhan, China shows that in Covid-19 patients, but without a previous diagnosis of diabetes, abnormally high blood sugar is associated with more than double the risk of death and..
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Harvard study: Did coronavirus start in August 2019?

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An Australian girl stranded near Wuhan for six months has been reunited with her mum

Fourteen-year-old Jessica Xie-Moulton has returned to Western Australia after living inside the original epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic for the past six months.
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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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India has the fifth-highest number of infections in the world and its financial capital is the worst hit.
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Mumbai's COVID-19 tally is now more than that of Wuhan in China

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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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Maharashtra continues to be the epicenter of the coronavirus spread.
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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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The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus outbreak first emerged, found no new cases of COVID-19 and 300 asymptomatic carriers after testing most of its 11 million residents, city..
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Covid-19: Wuhan's mass testing may have eradicated the coronavirus

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WUHAN: Wuhan authorities said they found no new cases of "silent spreaders" for the first time in nearly two months as the city's aggressive push to test its entire population appears to have succeeded..
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'West Bengal shifting to Sweden model to contain coronavirus'

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