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New coronavirus infections may drop to zero by end-March in Wuhan: Govt expert

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Medical staff arranging materials after all patients were discharged at a makeshift hospital set up in a sports stadium in Wuhan. Almost all regions outside Hubei province, where Wuhan is the capital, had managed to halt new infections by the end of last month, the expert said.

[BEIJING] Wuhan, the epicentre of China's coronavirus epidemic, will likely see new infections drop to zero by the end of this month, an expert with the country's top panel on battling the illness said on Thursday, even as the city reported a quicker rise in new confirmed cases.

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