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Coronavirus serves a litmus test to judge caliber of China's CPC frontline officials


The outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia serves as a litmus test to filter out qualified officials and Communist Party of China members, as 20 frontline officials have been awarded promotions, and 34 Party members have been newly recruited across Wuhan as of Friday.

TCM remedies cure and improve more COVID-19 patients with national promotion

China's efforts to mobilize traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners to find a cure for COVID-19 have yielded optimistic results in the fight against the virus which originated from Wuhan, Central ...

More COVID-19 patients receive TCM treatment and improve

China's efforts to mobilize traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners to find a cure for COVID-19 have yielded optimistic results as TCM has been applied in the majority of covonavirus patients ...


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Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 21:15:00

Coronavirus serves a litmus test to judge caliber of China's CPC frontline officials

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia serves as a litmus test to filter out qualified officials and Communist Party of China members, as 20 frontline officials have been awarded promotions, and 34 Party members have been newly recruited across Wuhan as of Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 19:04:50

Couple detained for murdering sick infant daughter, burying body in sandpit

Police in a South China's Guangdong Province have detained a couple for murdering their infant daughter and burying the body in a sandpit at a playground.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 18:21:24

Xi appreciates support from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in China's fight against COVID-19

"I deeply appreciate the act of generosity of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and your letter of solidarity to the Chinese people at such an important moment," the Chinese president wrote.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/22 8:22:01

Hubei's Shennongjia region reports new COVID-19 case following 27-day incubation period

Shennongjia, a forest-covered region in Central China's Hubei Province, reported a new coronavirus case with a longer-than-normal incubation period of 27 days, after the region had reported zero new cases for more than two weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 17:36:38

Coronavirus found in patients' urine poses challenge to China's sewer system: expert

In another breakthrough, Chinese scientists have identified traces of coronavirus in patients' urine, suggesting the virus is capable of traveling with the blood to the human body to harm multiple organs. The virus in urine also poses a challenge to China's sewer system amid the epidemic outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 17:14:18

Japanese TV report sparks speculations in China that COVID-19 may have originated in US

A report from a Japanese TV station that suspected some of the 14,000 Americans died of influenza may have unknowningly contracted the coronavirus has gone viral on Chinese social media, stoking fears and speculations in China that the novel coronavirus may have originated in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 16:26:51

Xinjiang railway resumes operation after 5.1-magnitude quake

Service on a pivotal railway has resumed after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/22 14:06:40

All stock of nucleic acid test for novel coronavirus in Wuhan cleared

The nucleic acid testing stock of the clinically confirmed and suspected close contact cases of novel coronavirus has all been cleared by Friday after 40 relevant laboratories in the city worked together, with an average daily testing volume of 14,000.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 13:28:04

18 out of 31 Chinese mainland regions report zero new infections

The spread of novel coronavirus in Chinese mainland shows signs of further slowing down on Saturday as a record number of 18 provincial-level regions reported zero new infections.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 13:19:48

Former top Wuhan official expelled from Party

Cai Jie, former member of the CPC Standing Committee and secretary general of the #Wuhan city CPC Committee, has been expelled from the Party for financial crimes, political discipline violations and resisting organizational scrutiny.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 13:09:00

China's newly recovered coronavirus patients outnumber new infections for 4th consecutive day

Friday saw 2,393 people walk out of hospital after recovery and 397 new confirmed infections.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/22 11:21:36

WHO-led experts expected to visit makeshift hospitals and track virus origin in Wuhan

A World Health Organization (WHO) team of experts is scheduled to visit Wuhan on Saturday, as the medical system in the city has been updated.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/22 6:33:55