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China races to prevent virus second wave as outbreaks surge globally

Medical workers wearing full protective suits prepare to test people for Covid-19 at a makeshift coronavirus testing centre in Beijing.

[BEIJING] China imposed travel restrictions on nearly half a million people near its capital on Thursday to contain a fresh coronavirus outbreak as deaths surged in other parts of the world.

The threat of a second wave hitting China, which had largely brought the virus under control, and...

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