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Market Outlook: Wuhan to build 1000-bed hospital – by Monday

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As we reported yesterday, hospitals in the city of Wuhan, believed to be the centre of the corona virus outbreak, have been overwhelmed, so much so that some people over the last few days have travelled to other places to seek medical help – possibly explaining its spread to other neighbouring cities which have now also been subject to transport bans. Today Reuters reports that pre-fabricated buildings are being erected around a holiday park on the outskirts of the city, originally intended as a leisure facility for the 11 million inhabitants. Head of the WHO said: ‘’make no mistake, though this is an emergency in China, it has not become a global health emergency.’’

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