What was the timeline of events in China that started the epidemic?

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December 2019 – First Report of Pneumonia clusters in Wuhan / China

1 January – closing of Wuhan Seafood market

8 January – The Chinese Disease Control (CDC) reports isolation of a “new coronavirus” from a patient

10 January– First genome of the Coronavirus published and made available to the public

13 January – First case outside of China (Thailand)

20 January – Health care workers infected

23 January – First test published

30 January – WHO issues “Public health emergency of concern “