CHINA

Wuhan lockdown ends


Wuhan, capital of Central China's Hubei Province, restarts on Wednesday after a 76-day lockdown as local authorities officially lift outbound travel restrictions, signaling the normal resumption of life for the city of 11 million people and a phased victory in combating the novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19).

China faces increasing risk of imported COVID-19 cases from neighboring countries: official

China has put in place a complete set of procedures to manage international arrivals amid an increasing risk of imported COVID-19 cases from neighboring countries, officials said at a press conference on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 17:13:41

Animals can reinfect humans; control measures must be expanded to pets: virologist

The discovery that a tiger in a New York zoo has tested positive and showed COVID-19 symptoms has raised concerns over the risks of such animals becoming sources of human infections, and a Chinese virologist noted that while people should pay attention to pets of patients, there is no need to panic about animals in general.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 17:04:30

China-bashing syndrome makes coronavirus pandemic deadlier

In a global race to save lives and control the coronavirus pandemic, some politicians and media outlets in the West seem to be headstrongly engaged in a China-bashing competition, peddling one wicked theory after another since the outbreak.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 15:19:01

Chinese Embassy plans to bring back juvenile students from US

The Chinese Embassy in the US has launched an online survey to determine how many juvenile Chinese students in the US are seeking to return to China as the embassy would arrange chartered flights to bring them back.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 14:52:43

A drawing exhibition with only one viewer

On the ground of a hotel parking lot, Ji Enyou spread out his drawings for the viewer on one of the hotel balconies. On the balcony, a woman waved, smiling in tears.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 13:55:01

114 COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals on Chinese mainland

A total of 114 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospitals Sunday on the Chinese mainland, according to the National Health Commission.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 10:41:49

Work resumption in Wuhan faster, better than expected: deputy mayor

Work and production resumption in Wuhan, the former epicenter of novel coronavirus, is "faster and better than expected", Hu Yabo, the city's executive deputy mayor, said at a press briefing on epidemic prevention and control on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 10:36:37

China tightens quality control to ensure supply of face masks

One of Tang Zhi's jobs is to count from 1 to 100 loudly and slowly, a monotonous but critical procedure to test the quality of a surgical mask.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 10:29:16

China's medical supplies exports top 10 bln yuan

China has actively joined hands with the rest of the world to stem the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with the exports of medical supplies registering 10.2 billion yuan (about 1.43 billion US dollars) as of Saturday from March 1.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 7:38:21

Treatment of COVID-19 patients produces notable results in China: official

Medical treatment on patients infected with the coronavirus has produced notable results, with severe domestic cases falling below 300 on Saturday, a Chinese health official said Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/4/6 7:34:30

Chinese experts help Iraq diagnose COVID-19 through medical imageology

Chinese expert volunteers dispatched by the Red Cross Society of China taught Chinese experience to Iraqi radiologists on how to diagnose COVID-19 by using the Computed Tomography machine (CT machine), contributing to the local fight against the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/6 0:35:35

Beijing likely to remain in a state of COVID-19 prevention and control for a long time: official

As the global pandemic of COVID-19 continues to accelerate, it is impossible for Beijing, an international communication center, to completely end the pandemic in a short time. Beijing is likely to remain in a state of coronavirus prevention and control for a long time.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 23:29:29

Chinese scientists urge more tests on people with similar COVID-19 symptoms in the US in Jan

Chinese scientists called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to lead more tests on the peole who showed similar symptoms with that of the coronavirus in the US in January to trace the origin of the virus in the country as the US confirmed more than 310,000 COVID-19 cases and as some Americans said online that they had tested positive for the antibodies of COVID-19 and were sickened in the first week of January with a "flu-like illness."
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/5 23:19:34