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Coronavirus: China can’t reopen while Covid-19 mortality rate remains so high, expert says

China cannot completely reopen its borders while the global mortality rate from Covid-19 remains high and there is still the threat of a second wave, according to a leading authority on infectious diseases.Sporadic outbreaks were possible anywhere at any time, and with the death rate at between 3 and 4 per cent in most countries, it would be unwise to remove travel restrictions, said Zhang Wenhong, director of the infectious disease department at Huashan Hospital in Shanghai.“The reopening of…

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