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COVID-19 — China
China’s National Health Commission (NHC) has urged local authorities to strengthen monitoring for the coronavirus at major wholesale markets that can cover extensive neighbouring areas, especially those with stands selling frozen and refrigerated meats and seafood, or with moist and closed spaces, according to a notice published on the commission’s website.
The guideline comes after China’s capital city Beijing reported in early June [2020] a cluster of coronavirus infections that centred