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Xi Jinping visits Wuhan as new coronavirus cases tumble

Chinese president travels to epicenter of the outbreak for the first time

 Xi Jinping visited Wuhan to "express regards to medical workers, military officers and soldiers, community workers, police officers, officials and volunteers who have been fighting the epidemic," Xinhua reported.   © Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Wuhan the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak on Tuesday, the first time he has done so since the epidemic began and a sign that Beijing believes its efforts to control the virus are working.

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