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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Wuhan businesses reopen as Beijing moves to revive virus-hit economy

Social distancing still practised; country worries about returning Chinese who are infected and carriers

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Staff checking the QR codes on the mobile phones of people entering a shopping mall in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Monday.

Wuhan

CHINA ramped up efforts on Monday to heal the world's second-biggest economy as its health authorities reported a further drop in new coronavirus cases, although the country remains wary of carriers of the disease coming from abroad and infected people who show no symptoms.

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