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Coronavirus

Taiwan's battle against coronavirus began in late 2019

But medics insist island needs to keep its guard up to prevent second wave

Commuters wear face masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus during morning rush hour traffic in Taipei on Wednesday.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- While most Taiwanese were focused on the presidential election at the start of the year, many doctors and epidemiologists were picking up on an unusual surge of pneumonia cases in the Chinese city of Wuhan -- the epicenter of the novel coronavirus.

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