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Beijing sets up transfer center for arrivals from overseas


People traveling to Beijing from non-coronavirus-stricken countries and regions are also required to undertake a 14-day quarantine, a policy expanded from a regulation previously applied to passengers from hard-hit countries such as Italy, Iran and South Korea.

China shares TCM experience with Tehran to combat COVID-19

Chinese medical volunteers dispatched to Iran have shared their experience of using traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), which has been proved effective, in preventing mild cases of COVID-19 from developing into ...

Volunteer experts help public health efforts in Middle East

Chinese volunteer medical experts dispatched to Iran fighting against COVID-19 have worked with local experts and hospitals on making therapeutic schedules to curtail the epidemic by drawing from China's clinical ...


Xinjiang free of COVID-19, slams rumor of infection among trainees

Trainees at the vocational education and training centers in Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region have left after completing their courses, so how could it be possible to have a risk of large scale infection of COVID-19 there, a Xinjiang regional government spokesperson asked at a press conference on Thursday.
Source: Global Times 2020/3/12 12:34:50

Winner of US 'Women of Courage Award' wanted in Xinjiang for loan fraud

Some US politicians have turned a blind eye to the misdeeds of Sayragul Sauytbay, a suspected criminal from China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, and portrayed her as a "human rights fighter" to interfere in China's policies in Xinjiang, which is a low form of conduct and is firmly opposed by Xinjiang people, a Xinjiang regional government spokesperson said on Thursday.
Source: Global Times 2020/3/12 12:26:35

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Source: Global Times 2020/1/22 21:15:00

Hubei's new COVID-19 cases drop to single digit

Central China's Hubei Province reported 8 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Wednesday, the first time for the number returning to single-digit levels, local health commission said Thursday.
Source: Xinhua 2020/3/12 9:23:34

Chinese, Malaysian FMs discuss COVID-19 epidemic, bilateral ties over phone

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a phone conversation with Malaysia's new Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Wednesday to discuss the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic and how to further strengthen bilateral ties.
Source: Xinhua 2020/3/12 8:11:31

Wuhan community officials removed from office for using garbage trucks to deliver meat to residents

After a neighborhood committee of a Wuhan residential community was found to use garbage trucks to deliver frozen meat to residents, all the meat has been taken back by local government and destroyed. Two officials have been removed from office and are being investigated, according to the local government on Wednesday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn 2020/3/12 2:52:45

Cyberattack from Taiwan disguised as COVID-19 related files

A large number of phishing emails reportedly have been sent from the island of Taiwan targeting people on the Chinese mainland since the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a cyber-security insider on Wednesday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn 2020/3/12 1:54:44

Coronavirus dilemma for Chinese in Spain: stay or leave

As coronavirus cases in Spain rocketed to 2,000 and the disease spread across Europe, Chinese people in Spain are struggling with a tough decision about whether to return to China or stay, while facing a belated epidemic control in Spain and otherwise complicated procedures if returning.
Source: Globaltimes.cn 2020/3/12 1:46:01

Wuhan able to deal with all COVID-19 cases by end of March: leading epidemiologist

China's Wuhan, the city with the most serious COVID-19 situation, could “clear all infected cases to zero” by the end of March, if all the work for epidemic prevention and control is implemented strictly and no emergencies happen such as infected people coming from overseas, said a leading epidemiologist based in Wuhan.
Source: Globaltimes.cn 2020/3/12 0:32:36

No Chinese diplomat, journalist leave NK despite easing quarantine amid epidemic

Although North Korea has eased quarantine of foreigners and allowed them to leave the country on Monday, no Chinese diplomat or journalist plans to leave Pyongyang and has chosen to stay until the epidemic situation ends, the Global Times correspondent learned on Wednesday.
Source: Global Times 2020/3/11 23:53:40

Family found hiding for 43 days in Wuhan seafood market uninfected despite wearing no protective gear

A family of four were found hiding in the Wuhan Huanan seafood market, initially believed to be the origin of COVID-19, and still uninfected, despite the fact that they wore no protective gear throughout the 43-day period.
Source: Globaltimes.cn 2020/3/11 23:50:56

China, Pacific island countries enhance anti-virus exchanges

China shared its experience and information over the COVID-19 epidemic control with Pacific island countries in a Tuesday video conference, in the wake of a rapid rise in number of confirmed infections around the globe, with observers hailing that such move manifests enhancement of practical cooperation between China and the region.
Source: Global Times 2020/3/11 23:48:40

万人红黑大战Experts urge more screening

Beijing reported six imported COVID-19 cases, including the first from the US, on Wednesday, which prompted experts and residents to urge stricter screening and management of people arriving from the US as the country seems lax in epidemic control and management.
Source: Global Times 2020/3/11 22:53:41

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