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China’s leader, who has been little seen since the outbreak began, was shown publicly overseeing efforts to contain the coronavirus.

Xi Jinping visited a hospital and a local government office in Beijing, and joined a videoconference with health workers in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.

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Xi Jinping makes a rare appearance.

Xi Jinping, China’s powerful but recently aloof leader, toured several public places in Beijing on Monday afternoon to oversee efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak, according to a flurry of reports in the state media.

Mr. Xi, whose most recent public appearance came during a meeting with Cambodia’s prime minister last week, traveled first to a neighborhood roughly five miles north of his residence near the Forbidden City and toured a local government office.

Credit: Taken from article in The New York Times

Published by Tiffany Brown

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