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IPFS News Link • China

What Virus? Thousands Gather in Streets of Wuhan, China for Packed, Close-Proximity

• Big League Politics

Thousands of New Year's Eve revelers celebrated in Wuhan, China on Thursday, ringing in the New Year without consideration for the Chinese coronavirus pandemic. China claims to have gained control of the virus' spread following the initial outbreak in the country's Hubei province in late 2019, but experts doubt the veracity of the information released on the pandemic in the country and suspect it proved far more deadly than the Chinese Communist Party claims.

AFP News' coverage of the New Year's Eve celebration revealed its size and structure, which was the opposite of "socially distanced."