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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

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

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

Brazilian president reprimands son for scapegoating China

The diplomatic spat between China and Brazil, triggered by insulting comments made by Eduardo Bolsonaro, a Brazilian federal lawmaker and the son of President Jair Bolsonaro, has gradually waned as Brazilian politicians criticized the junior Bolsonaro and apologized for his remarks.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 12:18:40

China supports firms with targeted financing policies

Unlike a flood-style stimulus that US and some European countries have taken to mute the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, China's stimulus remains measured and incrementally progressing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 18:27:51

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

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

TCM medicine for COVID-19 receives clinical trial approval for first time

China's medicine authority has approved the clinical trial of a Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM) product used to treat COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 11:45:44

Wuhan govt dismisses rumors saying city has over 100 new COVID-19 cases

Wuhan, the capital city of Central China's Hubei Province, which has not seen new confirmed cases of COVID19 for four consecutive days, dismissed rumors on early Sunday that the city had newly confirmed cases.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/22 10:53:02

'Trump pandemic' grips the US, no escaping accountability this time

Quite a few US elites think Trump is a “barbarian.” Their disdain for Trump will increase as the coronavirus pandemic rages. It is likely that more American people will think the same way.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 21:48:40

Japanese director's film chronicling China's epidemic prevention efforts goes viral globally

“Coronavirus: From 93 infected to 0, what did this Chinese City do to contain the virus?” This short documentary directed by Japanese director Takeuchi Ryo, chronicling epidemic prevention methods adopted by Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu Province, has stirred exhilarating response overseas.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 21:21:33

US needs to understand cooperation, not xenophobia, is the right way forward

It's high time for Westerners to cease the blame game. In the era of globalization, no country can survive all on its own. Chinese people have made great efforts and substantial contribution to curb the spread of the COVID-19. They should not be bullied and stigmatized.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 18:18:40

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 | 2020/3/21 15:33:26

New Zealand health authority apologizes for referring to COVID-19 as 'Wuhan Coronavirus'

A local health authority in New Zealand on Saturday apologized for distributing a pamphlet referring to COVID-19 as the “Wuhan Coronavirus,” which had sparked outrage on Chinese social media.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 15:04:51

Huawei may donate medical supplies and ICT technology to US if given opportunity: Chinese analyst

As Huawei has donated medical supplies and communications equipment and technology to European countries to help fight the COVID-19, a Chinese analyst said the the Chinese telecommunications giant may also donate to the US if it is given an opportunity.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/21 10:57:06

US infections likely to grow to 20,000 by next weekend: China CDC chief epidemiologist

As California became the only US state to issue a "stay at home" order on Thursday with the nationwide spike in COVID-19 cases this week, experts who believed that the US coronavirus epidemic will quickly rise in the following weeks warned that the US may witness the number of reported cases double before the end of next week and a steadily worsening epidemic for weeks.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/20 21:43:40

Chinese medical team urges stricter ways to curb loopholes in Italy

Italy should enforce more draconian measures to plug the loopholes in its fight against the deadly coronavirus, as the country's death toll has surpassed China and reached 3,405 on Thursday, a doctor with China's medical team in Italy told the Global Times.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/20 21:28:40