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Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

As Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic began, revs up a massive testing campaign, some residents crowding the test centres expressed concern on Saturday ...

Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests

Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests

Authorities in Wuhan have tested over 3 million residents for the coronavirus in April and May and aim to test all of the rest, state media said, as the city at the epicentre of the original outbreak faces the threat of a second wave of infections.

Wuhan to test entire population after new virus cluster

Wuhan to test entire population after new virus cluster

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 of the global pandemic, state media reported Tuesday.

China's Wuhan reports first coronavirus cluster since lifting lockdown

China's Wuhan reports first coronavirus cluster since lifting lockdown

Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, reported on Monday its first cluster of infections since a lockdown on the city was lifted a month ago, stoking concerns of a wider resurgence of the disease.

China reports 1st coronavirus case in Wuhan since April 3

China reports 1st coronavirus case in Wuhan since April 3

China's National Health Commission reported 14 new confirmed coronavirus cases on May 9, the highest number since April 28, including the first for more than a month in the city of Wuhan where the outbreak was first detected late last year.

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

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

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 in a Chinese lab.

Pompeo says 'enormous evidence' virus came from Wuhan lab

Pompeo says 'enormous evidence' virus came from Wuhan lab

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that there was "enormous evidence" that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China.

China revises up Wuhan death toll as US plots reopening

China revises up Wuhan death toll as US plots reopening

The Chinese city at the origin of the coronavirus outbreak revised up its death toll by 50 percent Friday, as global criticism mounted over China's handling of the deadly pandemic.

China's Wuhan lockdown ends, but another begins as local coronavirus cases rise

China's Wuhan lockdown ends, but another begins as local coronavirus cases rise

The Chinese city where the coronavirus epidemic first broke out, Wuhan, ended a two-month lockdown on Wednesday, but a northern town started restricting the movement of its residents amid concerns ...

Americans told to wear masks as Spain sees signs of hope

Americans told to wear masks as Spain sees signs of hope

Americans on Saturday came to grips with recommendations to wear masks against the coronavirus, while Spain added to hopes that Europe could be turning a corner in the pandemic with a second daily drop in deaths.

Drop in China's new coronavirus cases; none in Wuhan for sixth day

Drop in China's new coronavirus cases; none in Wuhan for sixth day

China reported a drop in new coronavirus infections for a fourth day as drastic curbs on international travellers reined in the number of imported cases

Getting better: China's new coronavirus cases trend lower

Getting better: China's new coronavirus cases trend lower

China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Saturday, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, the country's health authority said on Sunday.