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Coronavirus Live Updates: Crisis Builds From Coast to Coast in U.S. as Death Toll Nears China’s

Coronavirus Live Updates: Crisis Builds From Coast to Coast in U.S. as Death Toll Nears China’s

Models predicting expected spread of the virus in the U.S. paint a grim picture. The American public on Tuesday is expected to get its first look at the statistical models guiding the policy decisions that have led governors and mayors across the country to order more than 250 million people …

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Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth

Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth

Students have flooded social media to organize donations for Chinese doctors battling the coronavirus epidemic. Workers have marched in the streets to demand compensation for weeks of unemployment during citywide lockdowns. Young citizen journalists have taken to YouTube to call for free speech. The coronavirus outbreak has mobilized young people …

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China’s new coronavirus cases rise on infections from abroad

China's new coronavirus cases rise on infections from abroad

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported an uptick in new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections, reversing four straight days of fewer new cases, driven by infected individuals arriving from abroad. People wearing protective face masks are seen on a crossroads as the country is hit by an outbreak of the novel …

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China’s Leader Tours Center of Coronavirus Epidemic, Signaling Confidence

China’s Leader Tours Center of Coronavirus Epidemic, Signaling Confidence

China’s powerful leader, Xi Jinping, toured the city at the center of a now global epidemic on Tuesday for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak began, hoping to demonstrate that his government was containing a crisis that tarnished his image at home and abroad. Wearing a blue mask, Mr. …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: China’s Xi Jinping Visits Outbreak’s Center in Sign of Confidence

Coronavirus Live Updates: China’s Xi Jinping Visits Outbreak’s Center in Sign of Confidence

China’s leader, Xi Jinping, visits Wuhan for the first time since the outbreak erupted there. The Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived on Tuesday in Wuhan, visiting the center of the global coronavirus epidemic for the first time since the outbreak began and sending a powerful signal that the government believes …

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As one of China’s ‘Detroits’ reopens, world’s automakers worry about disruptions

As one of China's 'Detroits' reopens, world's automakers worry about disruptions

BEIJING (Reuters) – Automakers across the world face the possibility of extended supply chain disruptions as factories in China stutter back to life after closures due to the coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: An employee wearing a face mask works on a car seat assembly line at Yanfeng Adient factory in …

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China’s Uighurs Trapped in Factory Toiling for Tech Titans Like Apple, Lenovo

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In a lively Muslim quarter of Nanchang city, a sprawling Chinese factory turns out computer screens, cameras, and fingerprint scanners for a supplier to international tech giants such as Apple and Lenovo. Throughout the neighbourhood, women in headscarves stroll through the streets, and Arabic signs advertise halal supermarkets and noodle …

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For China’s Overwhelmed Doctors, an Understanding Voice Across the Ocean

For China’s Overwhelmed Doctors, an Understanding Voice Across the Ocean

A nurse called the 24-hour hotline to complain about a constant headache. A doctor said he was feeling ostracized by the public, even as he worked to save patients from the epidemic. One caller said she was feeling suicidal. The volunteers at Yong Xin Kang Yi (“Use your heart to …

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Coronavirus may have leaked from China’s highest biosafety lab next door to market

Coronavirus may have leaked from China's highest biosafety lab next door to market

The coronavirus may have emerged from a Wuhan laboratory leak, which studies deadly pathogens such as the SARS virus, scientists suggest. Health officials believe that the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), originated from wild animals sold in the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market …

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Don’t buy China’s story: The coronavirus may have leaked from a lab

Don’t buy China’s story: The coronavirus may have leaked from a lab

At an emergency meeting in Beijing held last Friday, Chinese leader Xi Jinping spoke about the need to contain the coronavirus and set up a system to prevent similar epidemics in the future. A national system to control biosecurity risks must be put in place “to protect the people’s health,” …

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