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571 coronavirus infection cases confirmed with 17 deaths: authorities

571 people have been confirmed infected with the new coronavirus in China; among which 95 in critical condition, 17 have died.
Source: | 2020/1/23 8:45:46

WHO extends emergency talks over coronavirus outbreak in China

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/23 5:18:04

Wuhan to close outbound travel because of coronavirus

Wuhan is to suspend bus and subway services in the city and close outbound travel at train stations and airports from 10am Thursday amid the escalating epidemic of coronavirus, according to a statement released by city authorities early on Thursday.
Source: | 2020/1/23 2:45:28

Real-time update on coronavirus outbreak

Latest in battle against coronavirus
Source: | 2020/1/22 21:15:00

Taobao bans vendors from hiking mask prices

Vendors should not hike prices of masks, according to Alibaba's shopping site Taobao.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/23 0:45:38

Chinese people to celebrate festival despite disease impact

The specter of the Wuhan novel coronavirus hovers over China with at least 544 confirmed cases across the country, and most provinces have reportedly had suspected cases, but due to the approach of the most important festival in Chinese tradition - Chinese New Year - many people across the nation maintained optimistic and will go ahead to celebrate the festival.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/23 0:18:40

Virus attracts global efforts

The World Health Organization (WHO) is scheduled to convene a special meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday to discuss whether the epidemic caused by a novel coronavirus detected in China and now spreading across the world should be declared a global emergency.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/23 0:03:40

Trump vs Thunberg entertains internet

While Western mainstream media reported a climate showdown at Davos between US President Donald Trump and 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, many users of the Chinese internet declared the confrontation a hilarious show between the Western far left and far right.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 23:13:40

Wuhan fights pneumonia battle

As the whole world raises concerns over the spread of the coronavirus with the number of confirmed cases increasing, local residents in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province where the epidemic began, remained on high alert in the fight against the pneumonia with caution and optimism.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 22:58:40

Data methods show gap between US, Chinese flu-related deaths

Chinese netizens expressed concerns over an influenza epidemic in the US that infected 13 million people and killed more than 6,600, while fighting the deadly coronavirus that has killed at least nine back home.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 20:13:40

Chinese Gen Z prefers domestic products to foreign ones

After getting disappointed with several of her expensive foreign-brand lipsticks, 23-year-old Wang Wei turned to much cheaper domestic ones that cost around 30 yuan ($4.37) each, almost one tenth of the prices of those from Dior, Givenchy and Yves Saint Laurent (YSL).
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 18:13:40

New drones commissioned for civilian disaster relief

The National Disaster Reduction Center of China has acquired a fixed-wing drone with plans to set up an emergency monitoring mechanism for serious disasters.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 18:08:40

Coronavirus threatens Chinese box office during Spring Festival

China's top movie ticketing platform announced on Wednesday that customers in Wuhan can refund their movie tickets to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 17:28:41

Precious three-minute family reunion at railway station in Hebei

The Spring Festival is the biggest occasion for family reunion across China, but for the family of 6-year-old Zhang Anzhe, reunion opportunities are rare.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 14:38:26

Bridge connects three provinces in southwest China

Passenger cars have started passing over a major bridge connecting three provinces in southwest China.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/22 14:08:07

China makes efforts against cross-region, cross-border spread of coronavirus

China has launched a string of measures to lower the risk of cross-region and cross-border spreading of the new coronavirus during Spring Festival, national health authority said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 12:53:47

Coronavirus cases info released timely and accurately: health commission

Chinese national health authority on Wednesday dismissed the inflated figures of the Wuhan coronavirus claimed by UK experts as mere rumors, stressing that the actual situation is different from theoretical speculations and no super spreader has been discovered yet.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 12:04:00

No 'super spreader' of Wuhan virus so far: NHC

No super spreader for the Wuhan Coronavirus discovered so far, NHC experts. WHO defines super spreader, as a patient who transmits the virus to more than 10 people.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 10:53:05