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WHO team in Wuhan says it’s “extremely unlikely” COVID-19 came from lab incident

A World Health Organization team researching the origins of COVID-19 in Wuhan said Tuesday that it’s “extremely unlikely” the virus came from a laboratory accident, and that it most likely jumped to humans via an intermediate species, per AP. Why it matters: …

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Wuhan residents remember ‘whistleblower’ doctor one year after his death

Residents of Wuhan, China, have marked the death of a doctor who tried to warn the city about Covid-19. Dr. Li Wenliang succumbed to the disease he warned against, but not before police reprimanded him for “spreading rumors” when he raised the alarm about the…

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On This Day, Jan. 23: Wuhan, China, goes into lockdown because of coronavirus

On Jan. 23, 2020, the Chinese government issued a travel ban for all residents of Wuhan, the epicenter of a novel coronavirus outbreak.

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U.S. Says Wuhan Researchers Fell Ill in Fall of 2019, Calls for Transparency

“The U.S. government has reason to believe that several researchers inside the WIV became sick in autumn 2019, before the first identified case of the outbreak,” said Mike Pompeo.

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As Wuhan reopens, China revs engine to move past coronavirus. But it's stuck in second gear.

After 10 weeks confined to their apartments, unable to exercise, shop for groceries or walk their dogs, Wuhan residents are emerging into the daylight.The subway and intercity trains are running again. Shopping malls and even the Tesla store are reopening. State-owned companies and manufacturing businesses are turning on their lights, with others to follow.“I’ve been…

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Wuhan partly reopens after coronavirus lockdown

Image copyright AFP Image caption Many of those arriving in Wuhan on Saturday pulled suitcases behind them as they returned to their families The city in China where the coronavirus pandemic began, Wuhan, has partially re-opened after more than two months of isolation. Crowds of passengers were pictured arriving at Wuhan train station on Saturday.People…

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Wuhan to ease lockdown as world battles virus

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wuhan has been sealed off since mid-January The lockdown in Wuhan, the Chinese city where the global coronavirus outbreak began, will be partially lifted on 8 April, officials say.Travel restrictions in the rest of Hubei province, where Wuhan is located, will be lifted from midnight on Tuesday – for…