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Taiwanese in Wuhan report signs of looming lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese netizens on Sunday (April 10) posted about signs pointing to a new outbreak and potential lockdown in Wuhan, the city where the COVID pandemic began. A user o...

A year after Wuhan lockdown, a world still deep in crisis

Nearly a year to the day after the Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown to contain a virus that had already escaped, President Joe Biden began putting into effect a new war plan for fighting the o...

Timeline: China's COVID-19 outbreak and lockdown of Wuhan

WUHAN, China (AP) — The Chinese city of Wuhan is looking back on a year since it was placed under a 76-day lockdown beginning Jan. 23, 2020. It was the most extreme step taken up to that point against...

New Chinese film praises Wuhan ahead of lockdown anniversary

WUHAN, China (AP) — China is rolling out a state-backed film praising Wuhan ahead of the anniversary of the 76-day lockdown in the central city where the coronavirus was first detected. ...

New York’s virus toll tops 9/11, while Wuhan ends lockdown

As New York City faced one of its darkest days with the death toll from the coronavirus surging past 4,000 — more than the number killed on 9/11 — the Chinese city where the global pandemi...

Masked crowds fill streets, trains after Wuhan lockdown ends

After more than two months indoors, Wuhan resident Tong Zhengkun was one of millions of people enjoying a renewed sense of freedom when the Chinese city’s 76-day coronavirus lockdown was lifted ...

43,000 asymptomatic cases never included in China's coronavirus count

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Many disease experts are calling China's claim that it has not had a single domestic case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) in days, especially since it has left 43,000 ...

In pandemic, word definitions shift and new lexicon emerges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Newscasts bring word of “hot zones” and “lockdowns.” Conversations are littered with talk of “quarantines” and “isolation.” Leaders urge “social distancing” and “sheltering in plac...