A medical worker checks the temperature of a Wuhan resident as scientists rush to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus in China. Photo: AFP

Chinese scientists race to develop vaccine as coronavirus death toll jumps

  • Deaths jump to 56, with nearly 2,000 cases confirmed on the Chinese mainland
  • US, France and Russia prepare to move citizens out of Wuhan, epicentre of the virus outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A medical worker checks the temperature of a Wuhan resident as scientists rush to develop a vaccine for the coronavirus in China. Photo: AFP
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