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Coronavirus

China's annual parliament meeting at risk of delay

Municipalities postpone preparations ahead of March gathering due to virus

The annual National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference bring together tens of thousands of people in Beijing every March.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- The coronavirus outbreak in China has prompted over two dozen cities and provinces to postpone local assembly meetings, raising questions as to whether the National People's Congress will meet in March as planned.

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