China in Focus (Feb. 17)

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By NTD Newsroom
February 18, 2020China in Focusshare

With most Chinese workers returning to work, China is now facing a real dilemma: sustaining growth or containing the outbreak? More details after the update.

Officials are planning to postpone China’s biggest political meeting of the year, despite efforts by the Chinese communist propaganda department to sway public opinion on the coronavirus outbreak.

And Hubei province has issued three urgent orders. Residents are now under a 24-hour lockdown, essentially sealing up the province.

The Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has 99 more cases of the coronavirus, raising the total to 454—the highest number of infected outside of China.

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