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Why the Taiwan Covid model works

May 07, 2021 8:58 am

Throughout this pandemic, Taiwan has demonstrated an emphasis on the right to health and associated protections and strong opposition to human rights abuses.

China to build more bio labs amidst questions over Wuhan lab's role in COVID-19 origin

April 16, 2021 7:46 pm

A team of WHO experts, which probed the origin of the coronavirus, concluded last month that "all hypotheses" included the allegation that COVID-19 could have emanated from a bio lab "remained open".

China refutes Blinken's charge it helped to write WHO experts' report on COVID-19 origin

March 29, 2021 8:13 pm

Blinken in an interview to CNN on Sunday expressed concern about the "methodology and the process" followed by the forthcoming WHO report on the origin of the coronavirus.

One Good Thing: An artist preserves Wuhan's COVID memories

March 23, 2021 3:52 pm

Her first post-pandemic artwork, Reception, grew out of the experience of accompanying a mother and daughter to a hospital in early February. The two had developed COVID-19 symptoms after the father died at home from the disease and, desperate, took to social media for help

WHO says coronavirus unlikely to have leaked from China lab

February 09, 2021 6:09 pm

The Wuhan Institute of Virology has collected extensive virus samples, leading to allegations that it may have caused the original outbreak by leaking the virus into the surrounding community.

WHO team visits Wuhan virus lab at centre of speculation

February 03, 2021 1:06 pm

One of China's top virus research labs, Wuhan Institute of Virology built an archive of genetic information about bat coronaviruses after the 2003 outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.

WHO team visits 2nd Wuhan hospital in COVID-19 investigation

January 30, 2021 11:40 am

A single visit by scientists is unlikely to confirm the virus's origins. One possibility is that a wildlife poacher might have passed the virus to traders who carried it to Wuhan.

China warns against presumptions over COVID-19 origin as WHO experts begin probe in Wuhan

January 28, 2021 7:44 pm

The 14-member World Health Organization team of international scientists, who had been confined to their hotel in Wuhan due to the quarantine, kicked off the field part of their month-long mission to explore how the coronavirus transmitted presumably from bats or pangolins to humans.

WHO team leaves Wuhan quarantine to start COVID probe

January 28, 2021 4:27 pm

Relatives of Wuhan's coronavirus dead have sought a meeting with the UN agency-led team, saying since it arrived they have faced heightened official Chinese obstruction.

New Chinese film praises Wuhan ahead of lockdown anniversary

January 22, 2021 2:28 pm

The documentary “Days and Nights in Wuhan” features contributions from 30 filmmakers portraying the suffering and sacrifices made by the city’s 11 million residents, medical staff and front-line workers.


China's Wuhan begins to lift its coronavirus lockdown

March 31, 2020 6:51 pm

Wuhan accounts for about 60% of China’s coronavirus cases, but they have fallen sharply in recent weeks, a sign that the measures are working. The last confirmed locally transmitted case of the virus in Wuhan was on Monday.