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# china - Friday 29 May, 2020

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization
# WHO
# WHO

Donald Trump says US 'terminating' relationship with World Health Organization

May 29th 2020, 8:35 PM 44,218 Views 124 Comments

Trump also said the United States will restrict Chinese students and start reversing Hong Kong’s special status in customs.

# china - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate
# Anthem Debate
# Anthem Debate

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate

May 28th 2020, 8:22 AM 9,717 Views 1 Comment

One of the politicians was forcibly carried out of the legislative chamber by security forces.

# china - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

May 27th 2020, 9:08 AM 6,695 Views 11 Comments

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

# china - Monday 25 May, 2020

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'
# Tensions
# Tensions

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

May 25th 2020, 9:23 AM 35,260 Views 82 Comments

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Washington had been infected by a “political virus”.

# china - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal
# Protests
# Protests

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

May 24th 2020, 4:47 PM 10,574 Views 9 Comments

The scenes today were the most intense in months.

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals
# Hong Kong
# Hong Kong

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals

May 24th 2020, 8:14 AM 11,280 Views 18 Comments

Protesters chanted slogans such as ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ as they gathered in a popular shopping district.

# china - Saturday 23 May, 2020

China reports no new virus cases for the first time
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

China reports no new virus cases for the first time

May 23rd 2020, 3:40 PM 18,015 Views 37 Comments

The official death toll in the country of 1.4 billion people stands at 4,634.

# china - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws
# Protests
# Protests

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws

Updated May 21st 2020, 11:59 PM 44,952 Views 72 Comments

The proposal follows major protests in Hong Kong last year.

# china - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Chinese man kidnapped as a toddler 32 years ago reunited with his parents
# Shaanxi Province
# Shaanxi Province

Chinese man kidnapped as a toddler 32 years ago reunited with his parents

May 19th 2020, 10:17 PM 55,770 Views 25 Comments

Mao Yin was kidnapped and sold to a childless couple in Sichuan province in 1988.

Potential Covid-19 drug could shorten recovery time and offer short-term immunity
# Race For A Cure
# Race For A Cure

Potential Covid-19 drug could shorten recovery time and offer short-term immunity

May 19th 2020, 7:25 AM 27,289 Views 38 Comments

The drug is being developed in China’s Peking University and uses neutralising antibodies.

Donald Trump threatens to permanently stop funding World Health Organisation over Covid-19 response
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Donald Trump threatens to permanently stop funding World Health Organisation over Covid-19 response

May 19th 2020, 7:21 AM 27,456 Views 87 Comments

The move comes after weeks of finger-pointing between the US and China over the pandemic.

# china - Monday 18 May, 2020

Huawei says its survival is at stake after latest US restrictions
# Growing Tensions
# Growing Tensions

Huawei says its survival is at stake after latest US restrictions

May 18th 2020, 3:02 PM 24,053 Views 60 Comments

The Chinese company has hit out at the “pernicious” attack against it.

# china - Friday 15 May, 2020

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research
# Hydroxychloroquine
# Hydroxychloroquine

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

May 15th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,138 Views 64 Comments

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

# china - Thursday 14 May, 2020

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines
# Warning
# Warning

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines

May 14th 2020, 8:25 AM 22,482 Views 59 Comments

The warning has added to the battle between the US and China over the outbreak.

# china - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments

May 12th 2020, 7:04 PM 34,772 Views 152 Comments

The Canadian rock star went on a rant about the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week.

Wuhan plans to test entire population of 11 million following new Covid-19 cluster
# China
# China

Wuhan plans to test entire population of 11 million following new Covid-19 cluster

May 12th 2020, 12:14 PM 30,505 Views 43 Comments

Wuhan reported the first cluster of new infections since the city re-opened after a 76-day lockdown on 8 April.

# china - Sunday 10 May, 2020

China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases

May 10th 2020, 4:32 PM 65,776 Views 50 Comments

The spikes have caused concerns about the implications of loosening restrictions.

Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19
# China
# China

Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19

May 10th 2020, 8:30 AM 55,966 Views 88 Comments

“The market had an animal there that amplified the virus and gave it to a lot of people, because of the first 48 cases, 26 were associated with the market. That rings alarm bells.”

# china - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

US state of Missouri sues China over Covid-19 pandemic
# Missouri
# Missouri

US state of Missouri sues China over Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 22nd 2020, 8:45 AM 40,861 Views 117 Comments

“They must be held accountable for their actions,” said Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.

# china - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Wuhan football team make an emotional return to virus ground zero
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Wuhan football team make an emotional return to virus ground zero

Apr 19th 2020, 9:10 AM 7,524 Views 3 Comments

The local Chinese Super League side had spent more than three months away from their families

Donald Trump warns China could face 'consequences' over pandemic
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Donald Trump warns China could face 'consequences' over pandemic

Apr 19th 2020, 7:56 AM 64,146 Views 132 Comments

Trump’s comments were made after he appeared to back anti-lockdown protests in several US states.

# china - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy protests
# Crack Down
# Crack Down

Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy protests

Apr 18th 2020, 10:39 AM 13,169 Views 19 Comments

Last year’s rallies morphed into a wider movement calling for greater freedoms from Beijing.

# china - Friday 17 April, 2020

Wuhan death toll raised by 50% as Chinese economy shrinks
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Wuhan death toll raised by 50% as Chinese economy shrinks

Apr 17th 2020, 7:01 AM 63,924 Views 83 Comments

The country’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of the year.

# china - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Aggressive public health measures halted the spread of Covid-19 in China, study shows
# Lancet
# Lancet

Aggressive public health measures halted the spread of Covid-19 in China, study shows

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 28,348 Views 85 Comments

Scientists also warned there is a substantial risk of the virus being reintroduced from abroad.

Embracing the new normal after the Covid-19 shutdown - notes from a Kerryman in China
# Opinion
# Opinion

Embracing the new normal after the Covid-19 shutdown - notes from a Kerryman in China

Apr 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,951 Views 24 Comments

Greg McDonough says life is returning to some semblance of normal for his family after the shutdown in China.

# china - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Thousands of people leave Wuhan after the months-long lockdown was lifted
# China
# China

Thousands of people leave Wuhan after the months-long lockdown was lifted

Apr 8th 2020, 9:30 AM 42,190 Views 83 Comments

Wuhan, in Hubei province, was the source of the global coronavirus outbreak.

# china - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Thousands start to leave Wuhan in China as ban lifted on outbound travel
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Thousands start to leave Wuhan in China as ban lifted on outbound travel

Apr 7th 2020, 5:41 PM 27,265 Views 53 Comments

Yesterday, China reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since January.

China says it has had no new coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

China says it has had no new coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours

Apr 7th 2020, 7:24 AM 19,674 Views 87 Comments

Authorities said there were 32 new cases – all from people who returned from overseas.

# china - Saturday 4 April, 2020

China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

Apr 4th 2020, 9:30 PM 18,847 Views 101 Comments

China’s figures, 81,639 cases and 3,326 deaths, are generally considered to be understated.

# china - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say
# Hubei Province
# Hubei Province

China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say

Apr 1st 2020, 7:17 AM 25,604 Views 95 Comments

The researchers used a combination of case reports, public health information, and mobile phone location tracking.

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine

Apr 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 42,026 Views 51 Comments

A candidate vaccine was developed for SARS but it never went to market.

# china - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates

Mar 31st 2020, 6:15 AM 45,638 Views 54 Comments

A study of over 70,000 cases of Covid-19 in China has determined a death rate from the virus of 1.38%.

# china - Monday 30 March, 2020

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds

Mar 30th 2020, 1:12 PM 183,619 Views 108 Comments

The flight struck a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

# china - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Aer Lingus plane sent to pick up €20m worth of PPE from China has landed in Beijing
# Personal Protective Equipment
# Personal Protective Equipment

Aer Lingus plane sent to pick up €20m worth of PPE from China has landed in Beijing

Updated Mar 28th 2020, 9:06 PM 172,452 Views 138 Comments

Aer Lingus flight EI9018 left Dublin Airport at 10.53 am this morning.

# china - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Spanish death toll reaches 3,434, surpassing Chinese total
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: Spanish death toll reaches 3,434, surpassing Chinese total

Mar 25th 2020, 11:30 AM 34,993 Views 57 Comments

Only Italy has more deaths than Spain as a result of Covid-19.

'I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy': Irish couple describe conditions in Chinese quarantine hotel
# Quarantined
# Quarantined

'I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy': Irish couple describe conditions in Chinese quarantine hotel

Mar 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 124,147 Views 118 Comments

Lisa Belmour, from Clare, lives in Hangzhou with her husband.

# china - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

China to end travel restrictions in province where Covid-19 first emerged
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

China to end travel restrictions in province where Covid-19 first emerged

Mar 24th 2020, 8:52 AM 29,235 Views 66 Comments

From midnight tonight, healthy residents will be permitted to travel outside the province.

# china - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 22nd 2020, 12:02 PM 10,196 Views 9 Comments

The Belgium international recently returned to China after a spell in Dubai.

# china - Sunday 8 March, 2020

At least 6 people killed in collapsed Covid-19 quarantine hotel in China
# Quanzhou
# Quanzhou

At least 6 people killed in collapsed Covid-19 quarantine hotel in China

Mar 8th 2020, 8:24 AM 26,842 Views 17 Comments

A video showed a toddler being pulled from the rubble and fitted with a face mask afterwards.

# china - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations
# Not Going Green
# Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,255 Views 30 Comments

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.