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People wear masks traveling on a street in the central business area of Beijing on February 10, 2020, the first working day after the extended Chinese New Year holiday. Photo: Simon Song
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The death toll from the coronavirus continues to mount, as China tries to get people back to work and its factories back humming. 

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