Hubei province reported no new cases of infection outside the provincial capital on Friday. Photo: Xinhua

Progress against coronavirus in China as new cases wane in epidemic hot zone

  • Health official says country is pressing ahead with vaccine development and one may be ready for emergency use next month
  • Special task force member signals that lockdowns could soon be over but stops short of saying when
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hubei province reported no new cases of infection outside the provincial capital on Friday. Photo: Xinhua
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