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Past month of fighting against COVID-19 in Beijing a historical record: official

Saturday marks a month after the new outbreak of COVID-19 in Beijing which was first discovered at the Xinfadi wholesale market on June 11. The past month has witnessed an anti-epidemic campaign participated in by the entire city and its residents, as well as a month put aside for medical treatment of cases with the struggle surely being recorded in the history of Beijing, an official from the Beijing Municipal government said on Saturday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/11 19:20:40

Chinese relics authorities call for urgent efforts to protect flood-battered artifacts

Chinese relics authorities have called for urgent efforts to protect ancient cultural relics, some dated back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), which were swallowed up by heavy rainfall that has lashed southern China since June.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/11 18:39:43

Virus spread by ticks kills 5, sends 23 to hospital in East China's Anhui Province

The local health commission of Lu'an, East China's Anhui Province confirmed on Friday night that a newly emerging tick-borne infectious disease known as Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) has caused five deaths and hospitalized 23 people in Jinzhai county of the city since April, dismissing a rumor that the deaths were caused by dengue.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/11 17:41:21

'Unknown pneumonia' in Kazakhstan likely COVID-19: WHO, Chinese experts

The "unknown pneumonia" reported in Kazakhstan is very likely the coronavirus, a World Health Organization (WHO) official and leading Chinese experts said after reports of a mystery "pneumonia" more deadly than the coronavirus caused concern that a new virus was emerging along China's northwest border.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/11 14:54:36

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

More info expected from Kazakhstan after 'unknown pneumonia' sparks speculation

Kazakh authorities refuted Chinese media reports on an “unknown pneumonia” on Friday, even if local media had reported that the unknown disease was more deadly than COVID-19. Some medical experts in China did not rule out the possibility that the so-called unknown pneumonia is actually the novel coronavirus, while the Kazakh side has been suggested to provide more information for prevention work.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/10 22:38:40

Chinese officials, medical experts expect more information from Kazakhstan on 'unknown pneumonia'

Based on limited information disclosed by Kazakh authorities on an “unknown pneumonia” in the country, medical experts are unable to understand or make suggestions for prevention and control work. Chinese authorities hope Kazakhstan would provide more information so the two sides can continue jointly fighting the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/10 18:56:54

Beijing's latest COVID-19 outbreak caused by virus strain from Europe: Chinese CDC

Beijing's latest COVID-19 outbreak was caused by a virus strain from Europe, and transmitted through multiple exposure methods; for example, contaminated environments and goods, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Chinese CDC) said on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/10 17:52:50

Chinese students in Kazakhstan hope locals better protect themselves

Many Chinese students in Kazakhstan expressed eagerness to return to China, especially after the Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan on Thursday warned Chinese citizens in the country of a local pneumonia of unknown cause.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/10 19:33:41

Coronavirus found on packaging of shrimps imported from Ecuador

Novel coronavirus was detected on the packaging of frozen white shrimps imported from Ecuador, Chinese Customs Authority announced.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/10 15:30:13

China's COVID-19 outbreak 'has already ended': infectious disease expert

China's COVID-19 outbreak “has already ended,” said Zhang Wenhong, a prominent Chinese infectious disease expert and leader of a team of experts fighting COVID-19 in Shanghai. He made his remarks on Thursday, the first day of the 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference held in Shanghai.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/10 13:38:40

Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan urges caution following reports of 'unknown pneumonia'

The Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan on Thursday warned Chinese citizens living in the country of a local pneumonia of unknown cause, which has a "much higher" fatality rate than COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 21:33:40

China-US pandemic assistance persists despite rational voices receding

Key advocates are calling for greater partnering between China and the US in the fight against coronavirus even as rational voices are being marginalized and undervalued especially during the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, where some politicians have politicized the virus by tossing wild accusations against China.
Source: | 2020/7/10 0:53:38

Mainland students feel safer in HK after national security law

The National Security Law for Hong Kong (NSL) has safeguarded Hong Kong's social stability, which has also reassured students from Chinese mainland who want to study in Hong Kong.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 23:26:59

Sichuan firework factory explosion caused by nitrocotton: investigation

An investigation has found that the explosion at a firework factory in Guanghan, Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Wednesday night was caused by nitrocotton catching fire.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 22:48:40

China hopes for 'reasonable' US

China continues to try its best to convince the US to stop dangerous approaches to deal with the ties, and to be sincere at dialogues to solve problems, said Chinese foreign minister in a speech at an online forum with more than 30 top diplomats and experts around the world on the direction of China-US relations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 21:43:40

China sends a new commercial communication satellite into space

China sent a new commercial communication satellite code-named Apstar-6D into planned orbit via a Long March-3B carrier rocket on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 21:14:52

Hubei lifts flood prevention emergency response to Level II

Central China's Hubei Province lifted its emergency response to flood prevention to Level II from III on Thursday afternoon after rain intensity in the province's four cities surpassed records.
Source: Global Times | 2020/7/9 20:43:41