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The coronavirus -- officially now 2019-nCoV -- is a story that demands the best of journalism. How to keep communities informed? Authorities accountable? Avoid panic?

Here’s how China's Caixin gets to the heart of the story in an in-depth report:

How Wuhan lost its grip on thousands of suspected coronavirus cases ... A shortage of hospital beds and a slow, bureaucratic diagnosis process led to many being sent home to infect their relatives.