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Coronavirus spread is accelerating and we are in a ‘grave situation’ – Chinese President, Xi Jinping says

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China’s president, Xi Jinping has held a special meeting to address the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

 

At the policy meeting, President Xi said the killer coronavirus spread is accelerating and that the nation faces a “grave situation.”

 

According to the TV report, resources and experts will be channelled to designated hospitals to tackle the virus. Supplies to Hubei province will be guaranteed and cost won’t be a hindrance.

 

Since the outbreak of the killer coronavirus, forty-one people in China have died from the disease which originated in Wuhan, a city in Hubei province. At least 17 cities in Hubei have also been locked down with more than 1,280 cases confirmed worldwide.

 

According to researchers, the virus, which can cause pneumonia, fever, difficulty breathing, and a cough may have been transmitted to humans from snakes.

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