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Monday, July 06, 2020



Covid-like virus was sent to Wuhan in 2013: Sunday Times

July 06, 2020 11:53 am

Shi, nicknamed “bat woman” for her expeditions in bat caves, described Covid-19 in a February 2020 paper, saying it was 96.2% similar to a coronavirus sample named RaTG13 obtained in Yunnan in 2013.

China's Wuhan city discharges last three COVID-19 patients from hospital

June 05, 2020 3:14 pm

According to China's National Health Commission (NHC), five imported cases, including four in Shanghai and one in Sichuan Province, were reported in China on Thursday.

China reports no new coronavirus cases for first time since pandemic began

May 23, 2020 8:42 am

China has seen a sharp fall in locally transmitted cases since March as major restrictions on people movement helped it to take control of the epidemic in many parts of the country.

China may test all of Wuhan amid fears of virus comeback

May 14, 2020 10:06 am

China has moved quickly to snuff out new outbreaks wherever they pop up, even as it relaxes restrictions on the movement of people and reopens public attractions to limited numbers of visitors.

China reports 15 new COVID19 cases as Wuhan gears up to test its 11 million people

May 13, 2020 1:55 pm

The condition of ten people was stated to be serious, the NHC report said.

China's Wuhan reports first coronavirus cluster since lifting of lockdown

May 11, 2020 11:28 am

The new infections add a layer of caution to efforts to lower coronavirus-related restrictions across China as businesses restart and individuals go back to work.

Wuhan lab 'conspiracy': How US, China are at loggerheads over origin of coronavirus

May 08, 2020 4:37 pm

The United States and other countries have accused China of misleading the world about the severity of the outbreak, and there are growing calls for an international inquiry into the origins of the virus.

Spike in hate crime against Asian-Americans amid COVID-19 pandemic: US senators

May 05, 2020 11:47 am

There are more than 20 million Americans of Asian descent and two million AAPI individuals are working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, as health care workers, law enforcement agents, first responders, and other essential service providers, they said.

Top Chinese health official warns of COVID-19 rebound

May 04, 2020 1:12 pm

The novel coronavirus, which originated from the Chinese city of Wuhan in December last year, has claimed nearly 250,000 lives and infected over 3.5 million people globally, according to Johns Hopkins University data.

Pompeo says 'significant' proof that Covid-19 emerged from Wuhan lab, Beijing hits back

May 04, 2020 3:44 pm

When the interviewer pointed out that was not the conclusion of the intelligence agencies, he backtracked, saying: "I've seen what the intelligence community has said. I have no reason to believe that they've got it wrong."


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.