The first patients were admitted to hospital on Dec. 16, more than a MONTH before China began to lock down Wuhan – The Globe and Mail

New evidence is emerging that officials in Wuhan deliberately downplayed the virus, even after notifying the WHO in late December about ‘a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause.’

Source: Weeks before lockdown, Wuhan authorities used ‘refrigerating strategy’ to downplay coronavirus – The Globe and Mail