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Liu Ping, a breeder of bamboo rats. He had to cull his rats when the Chinese government banned consumption of various wild animals as a way to potentially curb spread of viruses from animals to humans. Liu Ping hide caption

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A resident walks across an empty track on Feb. 7 in Wuhan, China. Wuhan residents lived through the start of the coronavirus pandemic, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives around the world. Getty Images hide caption

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Paramilitary police officers wear face masks and goggles as they stand guard at an entrance to the closed Xinfadi market in Beijing on Saturday. Greg Baker /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A law enforcement officer stands guard at the entrance of the Xinfadi market Saturday in Beijing. A fresh cluster of coronavirus cases linked to the market prompted officials to institute immediate and sweeping restrictions, including the market's closure. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Seasonal agricultural workers plant peanuts next to wheat fields in China's Henan province. With tens of millions of urban and factory jobs lost, many of the newly unemployed have returned to their rural villages. Amy Cheng/NPR hide caption

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With China's Economy Battered By Pandemic, Millions Return To The Land For Work

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang walks past President Xi Jinping during the opening session of China's National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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A large screen broadcasting an evening newscast along a Beijing street in March shows Chinese President Xi Jinping wearing a protective mask during his visit to Wuhan earlier in the day. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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In Coronavirus War Of Words With The U.S., China Pulls No Punches

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Wuhan's Breakfast Tradition Is Back As Coronavirus Lockdown Ends

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Zhang Hai stands on a bridge where he took his father out for a walk only about four months earlier. His father died of the novel coronavirus on Feb. 1. "The scenery is still here, but the person is gone," he sighs. He says he frequently comes to this park "looking for memories." Amy Xiaomeng Cheng/NPR hide caption

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The New Rules For Mourners In Wuhan Have Angered Many Residents

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Health workers from Wuhan's Tongji Hospital share an emotional embrace with their peers from a hospital in Jilin province at the Tianhe Airport. Colleagues who worked on the front lines together for the past two months bid farewell as Wuhan lifts the lockdown on Wednesday. Amy Cheng/NPR hide caption

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As China's Wuhan Ends Its Long Quarantine, Residents Feel A Mix Of Joy And Fear

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Dr. Zhong Nanshan has become the public face of COVID-19 containment efforts. Above, he speaks at a press conference on February 27. Chen Jimin/China News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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People in Wuhan, China, line up at a facility that tests discharged COVID-19 patients as well as individuals who had been held in isolation. Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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A memorial for whistleblower Li Wenliang sits on UCLA's campus in Southern California last month. Chinese authorities are now apologizing for the reprimand that the doctor received after warning of the coronavirus. Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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