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China's coronavirus hospital built in 10 days opens for patients

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 3, 2020, 10:38 AM UTC / Updated Feb. 3, 2020, 12:57 PM UTCBy Yuliya TalmazanA 1,000-bed hospital built in just 10 days to handle the coronavirus epidemic in Wuhan, China, opened its doors to its first patients Monday.The Huoshenshan Hospital was built specifically to handle patients infected with the novel coronavirus that has sickened thousands of people and left more than 360 dead. It is on the outskirts of Wuhan, a city with 11 million residents, where the outbreak is believed to have originated.On Monday, the hospital — which covers 60,000 square meters (645,000 square feet) — welcomed its f ...