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Wuhan residents converge to comfort one another as coronavirus spreads

Jan 28. 2020
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By THE NATION

Residents in China’s Wuhan, from which the new coronavirus originated, gathered in the city in a sign of encouragement, shouting “Wuhan, don’t give up” (Wuhan, jiayou) on Monday (January 27) evening.

The coronavirus has spread to numerous countries, and Beijing has placed Wuhan under lockdown since Thursday, January 23.

According the South China Morning Post newspaper, deaths from the virus have climbed to 106, with the Chinese government confirming there were nearly 4,500 cases so far.

 

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