A pedestrian outside the hospital where those affected by the unidentified virus are being treated. Photo: Simon Song

Chinese city at centre of mysterious pneumonia outbreak remains calm

  • Few signs of extra precautions visible in Wuhan city on Saturday despite spike in number of infections the previous day
  • Medical experts have warned authorities to be on high alert for new strain of virus and learn lessons from SARS outbreak
Topic |   China virus outbreak

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A pedestrian outside the hospital where those affected by the unidentified virus are being treated. Photo: Simon Song
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Jun Mai

Jun Mai

Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.

Linda Lew

Linda Lew

Born in China and raised in New Zealand, Linda joined the Post as a reporter in 2018. Previously, she freelanced for Chinese technology media site TechNode. She holds bachelor's degrees in arts and commerce from the University of Auckland, and has a master's in global business journalism from Tsinghua University.