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COVID-19 and China: A Chronology of Events (December 2019-January 2020) [Updated May 13, 2020]   [open pdf - 2MB]

From the Introduction: "In Congress, multiple bills and resolutions have been introduced related to China's handling of a novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, that expanded to become the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic. This report provides a timeline of key developments in the early weeks of the pandemic, based on available public reporting to date. The timeline starts with the onset of symptoms among the first known patients later identified as having COVID-19. The timeline documents the subsequent responses in China, at the World Health Organization (WHO), and in the United States through January 31, 2020, the day U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex M. Azar II declared the pandemic had become a public health emergency for the United States."

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CRS Report for Congress, R46354
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2020-05-13
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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