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Stories about COVID-19 from January, 2020

30 January 2020

For Taiwan, the Wuhan coronavirus is also a diplomatic battle

Taiwan is one of the most vulnerable places for the spread of the virus after the PRC.

Hong Kong medical workers frustrated at government indecision about blocking mainland visitors

Medical professionals in Hong Kong have urged the government to close Hong Kong-China border checkpoints to limit the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus into Hong Kong.

The Wuhan coronavirus is also an economic plague for China 

When an epidemic coincides with the spending spree that traditionally accompanies the Chinese New Year festivities, a country's economic health also comes under strain.

26 January 2020

Citizens from Chinese city on lockdown roar ‘Beijing has abandoned Wuhan!’

Over 11 million residents in Wuhan, China, are now in a state of shock and panic, given the lack of appropriate medical response and credible information regarding the coronavirus epidemic.

22 January 2020

In preparation for the Lunar New Year mass migration, China finally gets serious about the Wuhan coronavirus

Initial rumors of a new form of coronavirus are being confirmed globally and, albeit reluctantly, by Beijing.

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