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Coronavirus

City under lockdown: Anxiety and frustration simmer in Wuhan

Food is available, but hospital beds and medical supplies are lacking

A crowded supermarket in Wuhan on Jan. 25 following notice that a driving ban would be instituted the following day. Photo provided by a city resident.

SHANGHAI -- As the lockdown of Wuhan enters its fourth day, concerned residents are snapping up food at supermarkets, while those seeking medical attention have been turned away at hospitals.

Restrictions on movement are fueling concern and frustration among residents as the number of people infected with the new coronavirus continues to grow, social media postings and telephone conversations show.

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