China in Focus (March 5)

By NTD Newsroom

Chinese authorities are pushing people to return to work as the economy flounders due to the coronavirus outbreak. Now there are reports of confirmed cases emerging in factories, raising fears.

A man from Wuhan told us local hospitals have kicked out their patients with other illnesses, like cancer, to make room for coronavirus patients. He added fifteen of his relatives and friends in Wuhan were confirmed to have the coronavirus. Three of them have already died.

The first reported case of human-to-animal transmission. Hong Kong authorities have confirmed a dog contracted the coronavirus from its owner.

Supermarkets around the world are running out of toilet paper and other items amid fear of the virus. We interviewed a psychologist to find out the reason why.

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