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    Wuhan lab bat coronavirus strains don’t match to COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse .Beijing | Updated at 11:50am on May 24, 2020

    The Chinese virology institute in the city where COVID-19 first emerged has three live strains of bat coronavirus on-site, but none matched the new contagion...

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    Fresh mass testing begins in Wuhan

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan | Updated at 10:06pm on May 15, 2020

    Nervous residents of China’s pandemic epicentre of Wuhan queued up across the city to be tested for the novel coronavirus on Thursday after a new...

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    Wuhan to test entire population

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan | Updated at 10:29pm on May 12, 2020

    Wuhan plans to conduct coronavirus tests on the Chinese city’s entire population after new cases emerged for the first time in weeks in the cradle...

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    Wuhan students return to school

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 04:31pm on May 06, 2020

    Chinese youngsters in the global virus epicentre of Wuhan filed back to class on Wednesday, wearing masks and walking in single file past thermal scanners....

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    WHO says has no proof from US on ‘speculative’ Wuhan lab claims

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 09:37am on May 05, 2020

    The World Health Organisation said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support ‘speculative’ claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated...

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    Italy begins to ease nationwide coronavirus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:46am on May 04, 2020

    Stir-crazy Italians will be free to stroll and visit relatives for the first time in nine weeks on Monday as Europe’s hardest-hit country eases back...

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    National Biosafety Lab chief rejects COVID-19 conspiracy theory

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha / Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 03:02pm on April 29, 2020

    Claims that the novel coronavirus came from China’s National Biosafety Laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were groundless and contradict all available evidence, said...

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    China revises death toll

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan | Updated at 11:26am on April 17, 2020

    The Chinese city at the origin of the coronavirus outbreak revised up its death toll by 50 per cent Friday, as global criticism mounted over...

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    Wuhan opens, sparking hope despite rising global deaths

    Agence France-Presse . Wuhan, China | Updated at 12:38am on April 09, 2020

    Thousands streamed out of the Chinese city of Wuhan Wednesday after a lockdown on the birthplace of the coronavirus was lifted, offering a ray of...

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    China reports more than 1,300 asymptomatic coronavirus cases

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 04:04pm on April 01, 2020

    China on Wednesday said it has more than 1,300 asymptomatic coronavirus cases, the first time it has released such data following public concern over people...