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China tests entire Wuhan population of 11 million for coronavirus

Residents wearing face masks wait in line for tests in Wuhan. PHOTO REUTERS The Chinese city of Wuhan said it has tested its entire population of 11 million people for COVID-19, part of an ambitious national plan to restore public confidence and get the country’s economy restarted. The mass testing …

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Chinese President Xi Jinping tells military to prepare for war, boosts defence budget

Related: Western powers have reacted with concern over China tightening its grip on Hong Kong. Credits: Video – ITV News; Image – Getty The President of China has urged the country’s army to prepare for armed combat, claiming the coronavirus pandemic is having a significant impact on national security. On …

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Trump says U.S. terminating relationship with WHO as rift with China grows

SOURCE:The Associated Press  U.S. President Donald Trump announces the U.S. is terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization and beginning the process of eliminating special treatment for Hong Kong. (Alex Brandon/The Associated Press) comments U.S. President Donald Trump announced Friday he would withdraw funding from the World Health Organization, …

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China records no new coronavirus cases for the first time since the pandemic began

The number of new cases dropped from four to zero between Thursday and Friday, China’s National Health Commission said. A Chinese security guard wears a protective mask at the opening of the National People’s Congress.Kevin Frayer / Getty Images China recorded no new coronavirus cases on Friday 22 May 2020— the country’s first …

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China’s Wuhan Says Conducted 1,470,950 COVID-19 Tests on Friday

BEIJING — The city of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China, conducted 1,470,950 nucleic acid tests for the virus on Friday, the local health authority said on Saturday, compared with 1,000,729 tests the previous day. Wuhan kicked off a campaign on May 14 to look for …

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Wuhan officially bans eating wild animals as Coronavirus drives a crackdown on illegal wildlife trade

Authorities in Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, have officially banned eating, hunting and breeding wild animals. A notice on the city’s municipal government website said the ban will come into immediate effect and will last for five years. The novel coronavirus was first recorded in Wuhan late last …

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BREAKING: Mysterious new coronavirus outbreak hits China – 108 MILLION now back into lockdown

CHINA has increased fears of a second wave of deadly coronavirus infections after two cities were placed under lockdown. Chinese officials have imposed quarantine restrictions on two cities in the province of Jilin located in northeast China. Jilin is part of a wider province located in the Dongbei region – …

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Donald Trump accuses China again for mass worldwide killing’ by ‘incompetence’ over coronavirus

Donald Trump bashed an unidentified Chinese individual on Wednesday for ‘blaming everybody other than China’ for coronavirus Instead claimed China’s ‘incompetence’ is to blame for ‘mass worldwide killing’ The U.S. still has the most number of cases and deaths from coronavirus Trump administration claim U.S. numbers are the highest because …

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China finally agrees to WHO investigation into origin of Coronavirus after over 120 countries join Trump’s call for an investigation into its origin

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday said that he supports an investigation into the origin of Coronavirus and the international response to its spread after 120 nations joined US President Trump’s calls for an investigation into the novel Coronavirus pandemic at the United Nations General Assembly. China had previously rejected …

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