People queue in front of a coronavirus disease testing facility in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters People queue in front of a coronavirus disease testing facility in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
People queue in front of a coronavirus disease testing facility in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Kazakhstan health ministry rejects Chinese claim of ‘unknown, deadlier pneumonia’

  • Ministry says Chinese embassy misunderstood official count, which includes unspecified cases
  • WHO says it not aware of new emerging disease circulating in the Central Asian nation

Topic |   Kazakhstan
People queue in front of a coronavirus disease testing facility in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters People queue in front of a coronavirus disease testing facility in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
People queue in front of a coronavirus disease testing facility in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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