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Another colleague of doctor Li Wenliang dies at hard-hit Wuhan hospital

Liu Li, a doctor at Wuhan Central Hospital who was also a member of the hospital's ethics committee, passed away on Friday morning after being infected with the novel coronavirus, becoming the fifth medical staff member at the hospital to have died amid the outbreak, several sources confirmed with the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/20 12:58:19

Chinese netizens 'inform' virus whistleblower Li Wenliang his penalty is withdrawn

After investigation results of Wuhan doctor Li Wenliang, who is believed to be one of the first "whistleblowers" about the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in China, came out on Thursday, netizens flooded his social media account to "inform" the deceased that justice has been served and hailed him as a heroic whistleblower who tried to warn China about a looming coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/20 2:54:31

Zhong Nanshan discovers human-to-human transmission in early stages of COVID-19 outbreak

Zhong suggested that the CDC should have administrative power, in other words, besides gathering information, undertaking technical identification and making judgments in an emergency, the CDC should publicly report the situation, thereby immediately raising public awareness. And the public would then be able to implement preventive measures and exercise caution.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/3/20 2:43:07

Beijing launches online system for tomb-sweeping amid COVID-19 outbreak

Beijing started an online appointment system on Thursday for people to orderly sweep the tombs of their deceased family at cemeteries during the upcoming Qingming Festival. It also launched online tomb-sweeping services for people to convey condolences remotely so as to avoid large gatherings on site.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/20 0:36:42

Probe findings on Li Wenliang mark start of reflection, holding accountability

Wuhan police on Thursday revoked a reprimand order against Li Wenliang, the "whistleblower" doctor in Wuhan who died from COVID-19, and two police officers involved in handling Li's case were punished for dereliction of duty, following recommendations of a closely-watched investigation by China's top supervisory body.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/20 0:58:41

Wuhan police urged to revoke virus 'whistleblower' Li Wenliang's reprimand order following probe

China's top supervision body on Thursday urged police in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, to revoke a reprimand order against Li Wenliang, the "whistleblower" doctor who died from COVID-19, for alleged rumormongering, after more than 40 days of an investigation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 19:15:40

Probe report on 'whistleblower' Li Wenliang reveals warning process in early stage of epidemic in Wuhan

The report released by China's top supervisory body on Thursday about the matter related to the death of Li Wenliang, the "whistleblower" doctor from Wuhan after a 42-day investigation has revealed the initial warning process in the early stage of combating the coronavirus outbreak in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 20:53:27

Shanghai provides epidemic control supplies to overseas Chinese medical teams amid COVID-19 battle

The foreign aid supply station of Shanghai Municipal Health Commission has delivered more than 20 tons of epidemic control supplies by air to 31 Chinese medical teams working in 53 countries and regions, including Senegal, Angola and Madagascar, the authority announced on Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 23:21:01

Chinese firms donate medical supplies to aid COVID-19 fight overseas

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese companies have actively donated medical supplies such as face masks and infrared thermometers and offered technological assistance to help combat the virus worldwide, which shows people in the country are willing to cooperate with other countries in the face of a challenge for all mankind.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 23:08:41

Chinese netizens irked by insulting Danish children's song

Furious Chinese netizens have flooded social media platforms urging the Danish government to apologize after behavior insulting Chinese people and smearing the country's epidemic control efforts was repeated in the country at a time when people called for unity to fight the pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 22:48:40

Beijing cuts infection channels from abroad

With more than 200,000 infections across the globe, Beijing, as a hotspot for international communications and the political center of China, is threatened by the spike of COVID-19 cases from overseas, leading the municipal government to further tighten management measures for overseas personnel entering Beijing starting from Thursday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 22:22:45

Police officers handling Li Wenliang's case punished for dereliction of duty

Police officers handling Li Wenliang's case punished for dereliction of duty
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 22:08:28

Wuhan police revokes virus “whistleblower” Li Wenliang's reprimand order following probe, apologizes to Li's family

Wuhan police revokes virus “whistleblower” Li Wenliang's reprimand order following probe, apologizes to Li's family
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 21:02:15

Industrial cities rush to help skilled Hubei workers back to production line

Hubei workers are carefully making their way to jobs outside the province as new domestic COVID-19 infections gradually dry up in China. The resumption of work, much anticipated and urgent for those workers and their employers, won't give rise to a new round of infections, as a two-month lockdown proved the workers are not pathogen carriers.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 20:05:17

Shanghai doctor with Wuhan experience ready to fight COVID-19

Shanghai doctors who just came back from Wuhan are already lending a helping hand to foreign countries being confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 19:38:41

Medical teams aiding Hubei leave Wuhan with gratitude and respect from locals

"Welcome back, our heroes!"
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 19:28:40

Australian woman asked to leave China for flouting quarantine rules

The Australian woman who breached Beijing coronavirus quarantine rules by taking a jog outside her home has been asked to leave China, a decision that instantly won sweeping approval among Chinese netizens, while legal experts said it was a lenient punishment.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 17:44:32

Taiwan facing risk of infection wave due to flawed control effort: experts

The island of Taiwan's epidemic control efforts against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) are seriously flawed and Taiwan is facing the risk of another wave of COVID-19 infections, as the island's authority previously only focused on preventing cases from the Chinese mainland but not those from the rest of the world, multiple experts from the island said on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/19 17:06:51