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Chinese people deserve faster, better information about coronavirus

Government media praise medical response but understate seriousness

| China
A worker sanitizes the square in front of the Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, pictured on Jan. 23, closed after the city was locked down.   © China Daily/Reuters

Few things would stop Chinese people from traveling to spend the Spring Festival over the Lunar New Year, with their families. The Chunyun, which refers to transportation during the festive season, is the largest human migration: last year, Chinese people took more than 400 million trips by train.

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