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Chinese COVID-19 vaccine approved to enter Phase III clinical trial in Brazil

Beijing-based Sinovac Life Sciences Co announced on Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine collaboration with Brazilian immunobiologic producer Instituto Butantan has received approval from the Brazilian regulator for phase III clinical trials.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/7/7 2:07:46

Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidate the first to start phase 3 clinical trials worldwide

Chinese-developed COVID-19 vaccine candidate is the world's first to enter phase three human clinical trial which will begin in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday. It is also the first overseas clinical trial for a Chinese-grown vaccine, and is seen as an important step toward putting the vaccine into use and benefiting all humanity.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/24 1:10:57

Cell journal publishes China's COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough

China has developed an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate, BBIBP-CorV. Related research and development of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine was published by "Cell" on Saturday, one of the world's most respected life science academic journals.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/6/9 4:12:30

Hantavirus return is no cause for alarm

Diseases throughout history were contained after countries implemented prevention measures by developing medicine, disinfectants, and face masks.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/27 3:50:25

Global COVID-19 cases near 170,000, deaths over 6,600: WHO

A total of 152 countries and regions have reported 167,511 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning, an increase of 13,903 infections compared to the previous day, according to a daily situation report released by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/17 6:46:13

COVID-19 virus may stay with us forever: virologist who found MERS

The Middle East is facing a harsher situation with COVID-19 than previously with MERS, experts said, as countries weigh China's experience and policies.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/16 1:53:57

Over 4,000 people die of COVID-19 as global cases surpass 110,000: WHO

203 more deaths from COVID-19 have been reported worldwide in the past 24 hours as of Tuesday morning, lifting the global death toll to 4,012, according to a daily report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/11 5:31:35

Threat of a pandemic becomes 'very real' as COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide: WHO

WHO said in a Monday briefing that the threat of a pandemic has become very real as COVID-19 has a foothold in so many countries. But it would be the first pandemic in history that could be controlled.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/10 0:38:41

Countries deal with COVID-19 in varied ways

The declining numbers of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China and consecutively increasing numbers globally have drawn international attention with some experts praising China's measures and suggesting more countries should take effective measures while others question whether international organizations, including the WHO, have overreacted to the epidemic.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/4 8:03:12

Israeli researchers develop innovative method to identify new antibiotics

Israeli researchers have developed a novel method for screening and detecting new efficient antibiotics, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/12 13:19:53