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Strictest foreigner entry policy proactive to cutting infections

China has taken its strictest measure toward foreigners since the opening-up and reform, which temporarily forbids foreign nationals from entering the border to avoid a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:13:40

US government urged to learn virus fighting experience from others, with citizens to develop hygiene practice common sense

Believably those in the US still have no clue on the defense mechanism against the deadly COVID-19 outbreak due to a lack of effective guidance from local health authorities. Along with its global ravage, the pandemic is causing havoc in the US with 104,007 confirmed cases and 1,581 deaths as of Saturday noon [Beijing time], topping globally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 14:43:01

Airports in Hubei except Wuhan airport to resume flight services

Starting Sunday, Hubei Province airports will resume flight services except for Wuhan Tianhe International Airport as the COVID-19 pandemic is gradually contained. The Wuhan hub will resume services on April 8: authority
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 0:53:38

Beijing ready to welcome more domestic returnees with comprehensive local efforts

Facing the pressure of imported cases from overseas and domestic arrivals, the local community is managing all returnees in a strict and humane manner, as well as applying technologies to ensure smooth home isolation.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/28 0:50:19

China temporarily opens Khunjerab Pass in Xinjiang for medical supplies to Pakistan

China temporarily opened the Khunjerab Pass on the China-Pakistan border in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on Friday to help Pakistan receive urgent medical supplies against the spread of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 23:41:32

Hubei and Jiangxi investigate police conflict on provincial border

Witnesses claimed that Jiujiang police crossed the provincial border and set up a blockade at the bridgehead on Huangmei's side, which caused the incident.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 22:50:16

China sets new world records in flammable ice exploration

China on Thursday announced that several breakthroughs were made during a recent trial exploration of mining gas hydrates, known as flammable ice, in the South China Sea.
Source: CGTN | 2020/3/27 18:51:01

Wuhan no longer at "high risk" of coronavirus outbreak

Wuhan has had its coronavirus risk evaluation downgraded from "high risk" to "medium risk," a local health official told a press conference Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/27 18:28:14

China expands help to Myanmar with 2.45 tons of medical supplies

The Chinese government on Thursday sent 2.45 tons of medical supplies including 5,000 protective outfits, 5,000 N95 medical masks, and 200,000 protective face masks to Myanmar to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 16:28:40

Children of a Danish diplomat warned for breaking quarantine rules

Children of a Danish diplomat in China were warned by local community officers for not wearing face masks while walking dogs during quarantine period in its residential community in Beijing recently, sparking discussion online about diplomatic immunity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 16:06:50

'Flawed' test kits sold to Spain produced by unlicensed company: Chinese embassy

The company that provided COVID-19 test kits to Spain was not licensed to sell the products, the Chinese Embassy to Spain said on its official Twitter account in response to claims that these test kits are “substandard.”
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 11:41:00

Chinese mainland reports 54 new imported COVID19 cases, one new local transmitted case

The Chinese mainland reported 54 new imported cases of COVID-19 infection and one local transmitted case on Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 595, according to the National Health Commission on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 9:38:40

Epidemic affects Chinese students' choice of country for study abroad

As the death toll from COVID-19 soars worldwide, Chinese students' plans to study abroad have been significantly affected, as cancellation of recruitment events and safety concerns hold students back from submitting applications to schools in the epidemic-stricken regions, especially the most popular destinations such as the UK and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 23:08:40

China temporarily bans entry of foreigners in response to surging imported infections

Foreign nationals are temporarily forbidden from entering China even with valid visas, Chinese authorities announced on Thursday, in a move called by some experts as “semi sealing off of the border” that signals the country's determination to fight the pandemic battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 0:59:54

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: | 2020/3/27 3:50:25

More data needed to prove COVID-19 harms male gonads

A preliminary study by a Wuhan medical team found the first clinical evidence the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection could harm male gonad functions by significantly increasing sex hormones.
Source: | 2020/3/27 2:14:40

US feared as next epicenter: observers

With weak social distancing policies and insufficient testing coverage, the US may become the next epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts warned, suggesting that millions could be infected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 1:13:40

Chinese communities overseas donate for locals, expect better relations after epidemic

Chinese communities overseas have been working with people in China to help gather donations for other countries in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: | 2020/3/27 0:44:42