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    China exempts US imports from tariffs for virus fight

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:05pm on February 01, 2020

    Beijing announced on Saturday that US imports that can be used in China’s fight against a deadly new virus will be exempted from retaliatory tariffs...

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    China faces deepening isolation over coronavirus epidemic

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:39pm on February 01, 2020

    China faced deepening isolation over its coronavirus epidemic on Saturday as the death toll soared to 259, with the United States leading a growing list...

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    Countries ban China arrivals

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:31am on February 01, 2020

    Countries stepped up travel restrictions on arrivals from China on Friday after a global health emergency was declared over a viral epidemic that has killed...

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    China’s factory activity falls in January as virus fears grow

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:42pm on January 31, 2020

    China’s manufacturing activity slipped in January, official data released on Friday showed, as the country grapples with a new virus that has claimed more than...

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    China postpones 2020 football season over virus fears

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:03pm on January 30, 2020

    China announced Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League season in response to the deadly viral outbreak...

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    China protests US bill threatening Tibet sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:05pm on January 29, 2020

    Beijing slammed the United States on Wednesday over Tibet-related legislation that would authorise sanctions against Chinese officials who interfere in the process of determining the...

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    Virus crisis adds pressure on slowing Chinese economy

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on January 29, 2020

    Cinemas empty, high-speed train trips cancelled, tourist sites closed, an entire province shut down: The extraordinary measures taken by China to contain a deadly coronavirus...

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    China bans wild animal trade till viral outbreak eases

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 11:16pm on January 26, 2020

    China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have...

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    China warns virus could spread as death toll rises to 17

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:22am on January 23, 2020

    A new virus that has killed 17 people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged...

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    Wuhan cancels Lunar New Year event to prevent virus outbreak

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 01:16pm on January 22, 2020

    The Chinese city at the centre of a SARS-like virus outbreak has urged people to stay away, cancelling a major Lunar New Year event, as...