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In Depth: How Shanghai showed China how to deal with coronavirus

Vital transport hub learned valuable lessons from SARS outbreak in 2003

Shanghai has so far been spared a major outbreak of the coronavirus, but is still under pressure as migrant workers return and businesses reopen.   © Reuters

Shanghai was once considered a Chinese city especially vulnerable to the new coronavirus, due to its status as a transportation hub and its close economic ties with central China's Hubei Province, epicenter of the deadly outbreak.

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