China’s efforts to dispel the “rumours” surrounding the pneumonia outbreak has left many people with more questions than answers. Photo: Weibo

China coronavirus: Beijing breaks its silence, but only to ‘deny rumours’

  • National disease control centre says new virus ‘is not Sars’, dismisses claims there has been a cover-up in the reporting of cases outside Wuhan
  • But doctor in Shanghai, where a suspected case is believed to have been reported, says his hospital is preparing staff to deal with a possible pneumonia outbreak
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China’s efforts to dispel the “rumours” surrounding the pneumonia outbreak has left many people with more questions than answers. Photo: Weibo
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