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Trump Pandemic rages

US President Donald Trump has spared no efforts in scapegoating China for allowing the coronavirus to rampage in the US, using an old trick from his political playbook: giving derogatory nicknames to his opponents. But with his latest attempt - calling the coronavirus "Chinese virus" - Trump has run into a brick wall.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 16:18:40

Volunteers in vaccine trial voice confidence

China's first group of volunteers in Phase I clinical trials for a COVID-19 vaccine expressed confidence in its success, as researchers work tirelessly on a vaccine to combat the deadly virus which has so far killed more than 12,000 people across the world.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 22:03:40

China's anti-virus model urged as global solution by Chinese experts as confirmed COVID-19 cases expected to hit 1 million

As country after country of different development status, political systems and societal values fail to come up with a sound plan to stem the coronavirus pandemic, Chinese analysts on Sunday called on countries to put aside their political differences and swiftly and resolutely adopt China's model, which they believe the "only" proven successful model so far that could be replicated to halt the virus once and for all, so as to save millions of lives.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 20:33:40

Diverting international flights to neighboring airports to guard Beijing

Starting Monday, all international flights to Beijing must first divert to one of 12 Chinese cities before they are allowed to enter the capital, China's Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) said Sunday amid mounting headlines brought on by lengthy lines of arriving passengers in the city.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:53:41

Digital health code for Hubei people ensures work resumption conducted in order

Hubei is promoting the digital health code to serve as a certificate for those returning to work or life in other parts of China. The country is also encouraging more provincial regions to recognize the Hubei health code.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:53:40

COVID-19 may reach another peak next spring: Chinese expert

The COVID-19 pandemic may reach a peak next spring after receding this summer; and it is expected to “travel” back and forth from the Southern and Northern hemispheres for the next one or two years, a top Chinese expert on infectious diseases said.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:43:40

Stigma and compassion: Hubei natives get mixed treatment amid eased quarantine

Residents from Central China's Hubei Province could not take a breath even though the COVID-19 outbreak seems to be coming to an end, as some found themselves facing difficulties, misunderstandings and even discrimination in returning to their work and life in other cities.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 0:26:17

Beijing police arrest man lying about travel history to Wuhan

Beijing police Sunday arrested a man returning to the capital city from Wuhan who concealed his journey and infected his own mother.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:33:40

Why some patients test positive again after recovering from COVID-19? Are such cases still infectious?

There have been reports across China recently indicating that a small number of patients who had recovered from the novel coronavirus pneumonia and released from hospital later on tested positive for COVID-19 again. Chinese experts said on Sunday that such cases are not unexpected, will not likely be infectious and may even lead to a cure for the disease, as samples collected from these patients' feces could potentially grant people immunity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 19:23:41

Beijing strengths nucleic acid testing of coronavirus at border entry

The Beijing municipal government has required strengthened nucleic acid testing (NAT) of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for people arriving in the city from other countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/22 14:48:50

Four types of people must test for COVID-19 before entering Beijing: authority

The Beijing municipal government is further strengthening measures to prevent imported cases, stipulating that four types of people must take the nucleic acid test before entry: those with COVID-19 symptoms, those with an epidemiological history, those showing signs of infection, and those who have necessity to test.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 14:39:55

Mainland's only new local patient infected by imported case leads to vigilance over a second outbreak: expert

The only new local COVID-19 infection in the Chinese mainland on Saturday was from South China's Guangdong Province, who was infected by a case imported from abroad, the first of its kind in the mainland, reminding cities to raise vigilance over imported cases, as they could lead to a second wave of infections.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 13:35:31

Chinese medical experts share COVID-19 treatment experience with peers abroad

Chinese experts in traditional Chinese and western medicines have shared their experience via video call in treating COVID-19 patients with peers from Italy, the United States, Belgium, Japan and the World Health Organization.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/22 13:12:35

Shanghai police escort stem cells to save COVID-19 victims in Wuhan

"I'm leaving for Wuhan to deliver four copies of stem cells. Our train leaves at 9:30. There are only 8 minutes left."
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 13:03:40

China's donation of medical supplies to Philippines “invaluable”: Manila

Chinese government's donation of medical supplies including test kits for 100,000 people, 100,000 surgical masks, 10,000 medical N95 masks and 10,000 protective outfits arrived in Manila early on Saturday to help the Philippines fight COVID19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 13:02:05

Chinese medics arrive in Serbia to fight COVID-19

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic greeted Chinese doctors who arrived in Serbia on Saturday, kissing the Chinese flag in a show of gratitude for the country's timely support against COVID-19.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/22 12:51:14

Love thrives in the time of coronavirus as frontline nurse finally marries her boyfriend

As the entire country wrestled with the outbreak of coronavirus, love was also confronted with various challenges as the much-awaited date of wedding, of this frontline nurse got delayed due to her call of duty.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 12:43:40

Chinese government officials take off masks to boost public confidence

Regional government officials in East China's Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces, and South China's Hainan Province took the lead in China to declare a victory over the coronavirus pandemic by taking off their masks while attending public events as the outbreak is nearing its end in Chinese mainland.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 12:38:40