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HOW TO GROW BERBERIS JULIANAE

How to grow Berberis julianae Berberis julianae is a handsome, dense, hardy evergreen shrub usually grown as either a garden specimen plant or for hedging. Commonly known as the Wintergreen barberry or Chinese barberry, it was first discovered for western science in 1907, in the Hubei province of central China, by the renowned English plant hunter Ernest Wilson. It was named and described by Austrian botanist Camillo Karl Schneider. The naturally occurring variety Berberis julianae var. o...
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Wuhan virologist Dr. Shi Zhengli denies COVID-19 lab leak theory in rare interview

This aerial view shows the P4 laboratory (C) on the campus of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on May 27, 2020. - Opened in 2018, the P4 lab conducts research on the world's most dangerous diseases and has been accused by some top US officials of being the source of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images "I'm sure that I did nothing wrong," she told The New York Times. "So I have nothing to fear." See mor...
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Google isn't blocking searches for the 'lab leak' theory as the coronavirus' origin is being investigated, but it prioritizes 'authoritative' results to avoid leading users to misinformation

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm aims not to lead people to non-authoritative info. That includes on searches for the "lab leak" theory as the coronavirus' origin is investigated. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's busine...
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These 1,000 hexagons show how global wealth is distributed

On these maps, each hexagon represents one-thousandth of the world's economy.That makes it easy to compare the GDP of regions and nations across the globe.There are versions for nominal GDP and GDP adjusted for purchasing power. Shanghai's skyline at night. According to the GDP (PPP) map, China is the world's largest economy. But that oft-cited statistic says more about the problems of PPP as a yardstick than about the economic prominence of China per ...
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Google does not auto-fill some searches like 'coronavirus lab leak' in part to avoid leading users to results that aren't 'authoritative', according to the head of Google's health division

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google does not auto-populate searches for "coronavirus lab leak." Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm aims not to lead people to non-authoritative info. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. The head of Google's...
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Google doesn't auto-fill searches for the lab leak theory to avoid leading users to results that aren't 'authoritative,' according to the head of Google's health division

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Google does not auto-populate searches for "coronavirus lab leak" to curb misinformation. Google's health lead David Feinberg said the firm does not want to lead people to non-authoritative info. Biden set a 90-day deadline for intelligence officials to report the likely origin of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business pa...
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A 2019 video shows scientists from the Wuhan CDC collecting samples in bat caves - but the agency hasn't revealed any findings

A woman looks at a model of a bat cave at the Wuhan Nature History Museum on June 1, 2021 in Wuhan, China. Getty A video from December 2019 shows Wuhan CDC experts collecting virus samples in local bat caves. Yet the Wuhan CDC said it did not store or study coronaviruses or bat viruses prior to the pandemic. US intelligence is investigating the possibility that the coronavirus leaked from a Chinese lab. See more stories on Insider's business page. During the World Health Organization&#...
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Fauci: We need to keep an 'open mind' about the lab-leak theory of the coronavirus pandemic's origins

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifying at a US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine COVID-19 on September 23. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said researchers should stay open-minded about the coronavirus pandemic's origins. Some have speculated the deadly COVID-19 virus leaked from a lab in Wuhan, China. Fauci said a "fair, open investigation" was needed to determine the real source of the pandemic. See more stories on Insider...
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Fauci: We need to keep an 'open mind' about the lab leak theory of COVID pandemic's origins

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci, testifies during a US Senate Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine Covid-19, focusing on an update on the federal response in Washington, DC, on September 23, 2020. GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said researchers should keep an "open mind" about COVID-19's origins. Some have suggested the deadly disease was leaked from a Chinese lab in ...
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A leading scientist said the world needs to understand the origins of COVID-19 to prevent 'COVID-26 and COVID-32,' adding to growing calls to investigate the lab-leak theory

A Nepalese health worker in protective gear, ready to collect swab samples to test them for the coronavirus in Singh Durbar, Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Narayan Maharjan/NurPhoto via Getty Images A growing number of experts are calling for further investigation into the origin of COVID-19. New reports undermine the theory that the virus was transmitted from animals to people. A scientist said understanding the origin is critical for preventing future coronavirus outbreak...
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A leading scientist said the world needs to understand the origins of COVID-19 to prevent another coronavirus pandemic, adding to a growing number of calls to investigate the lab leak theory

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images A growing number of experts are calling for further investigation into the origin of COVID-19. New reports undermine the theory that the virus was transmitted from animals to people. A scientist said understanding the origin is critical for preventing future coronavirus outbreaks. See more stories on Insider's business page. A promin...
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UK spies believe the theory that COVID-19 escaped from a Wuhan lab is 'plausible' and are trying to recruit darknet sources as they investigate it, says report

This aerial view shows the P4 laboratory (C) on the campus of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on May 27, 2020. - Opened in 2018, the P4 lab conducts research on the world's most dangerous diseases and has been accused by some top US officials of being the source of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images British spies believe that the theory the coronavirus escaped from a Chinese lab is 'plausible,' r...
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A lab leak in Wuhan versus a natural hop from bats: Evidence for each theory of the coronavirus pandemic's origin

Guards stand outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology on February 3, 2021. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty The idea that the coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan lab has not been disproved, though a WHO report said it's extremely unlikely. The virus probably jumped to people from animals. Here's a breakdown of the evidence in favor of a lab leak and a natural spillover from animals. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's the theory that refuses to die: Might the coronavir...
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A lab leak in Wuhan versus a natural hop from bats: The evidence for each theory of the coronavirus' origin

Guards stand outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology on February 3, 2021. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty The idea that the coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan lab has not been disproved, though a WHO report said it's extremely unlikely. The virus probably jumped to people from animals. Here's a breakdown of the evidence in favor of a lab leak and a natural spillover from animals. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's the theory that refuses to die: Might the coronavir...
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3 Wuhan lab workers were sick enough to be hospitalized in November 2019, triggering calls to reconsider theory that COVID-19 originated in a lab: WSJ

The P4 laboratory at the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province, April 17, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images Some experts disputed WHO investigation findings that COVID-19 most likely did not leak from a lab. New intelligence revealed that 3 lab workers in Wuhan fell ill with COVID-19 symptoms in fall 2019. The news has prompted new calls to reevaluate whether COVID-19 was leaked from a lab, reported. See more stories on Insider's business...
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China confirms African swine fever outbreaks in Sichuan, Hubei provinces

SHANGHAI: China confirmed outbreaks of African swine fever in its key pork producing provinces of Sichuan and Hubei, the Ministry of...
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Two WHO Team Members Dispute Report China Wasn't Cooperative for Covid-19 Investigation

Friday the New York Times (following up on reports from the Wall Street Journal) wrote that China had "refused to hand over" important raw data to a 14-member World Health Organization team investigating the origins of the coronavirus, reporting that "their Chinese counterparts were frustrated by the team's persistent questioning and demands for data." But Saturday two of those 14 team members disputed that characterization, posting on Twitter that "This was NOT my experience" — even though th...
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Suspicions mount that the coronavirus was spreading in China and Europe as early as October, following a WHO investigation

A worker in protective coverings directs members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team on their arrival at the airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province on January 14, 2021. AP Photo/Ng Han Guan Experts from the WHO and China conducted an investigation into the coronavirus' origins in Wuhan. The investigation bolstered findings from studies that suggested the virus was circulating in China and Europe months before officials confirmed the first cases. One study found that...
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Coronavirus live news: China sees lowest cases in weeks; EU wants 70% of adults vaccinated by end of summer

China’s daily new cases fall to three-week low; WHO mission at ground-zero Wuhan market; EU wants 70% of adults vaccinated by end of summerExpert warns US to brace for virulent Covid strainUK Covid patients are dying due to unfounded fears about ventilatorsBiden likely to bypass Republicans on Covid stimulus aid after lowball offerSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.24am GMT A World Health Organization-led team investigating the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic on Monday visited the Center fo...
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Wuhan, the pandemic's ground-zero, may have had 10 times as many COVID-19 cases, a study from China's CDC suggests

A medical worker takes a swab from a resident for the novel coronavirus test during community on May 15, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. Getty Images 10 times as many people in Wuhan may have had COVID-19, China's Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has said. The CDC posted the results of an antibody study of 34,000 people from Wuhan on WeChat on Monday. It is unclear if the study has been peer-reviewed. The study found that as many as 4.4% of the 11 million people who live in the city may have ...
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Wuhan, the pandemic's first epicenter, may have had 10 times as many COVID-19 cases as were reported, a study from China's CDC suggests

A medical worker taking a swab from a resident in Wuhan, China, on May 15. Getty Images Ten times as many people in Wuhan, China, may have had COVID-19 as has been confirmed, China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention has said. The CDC posted the results of an antibody study of 34,000 people from Wuhan on WeChat on Monday. It is unclear whether the study has been peer reviewed. The study, conducted in April, found that 4.4% of those sampled in the city of 11 million people had coron...
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A comprehensive timeline of the coronavirus pandemic at 1 year, from China's first case to the present

Medical staff wearing protective gear move a patient infected with the coronavirus from an ambulance to a hospital on March 9, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The 1-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic has arrived: The first case was confirmed in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Chinese government data suggests the virus was likely circulating by mid-November. In the year since, the virus has infected more than 73 million people and killed more than 1...
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'Our family is shattered': Grief lingers in virus-free Wuhan as life returns to normal

Life in Wuhan, China, is largely back to normal as the city claims it's virus-free. A year ago, Wuhan reported the first case of COVID-19, and residents went into a strict 76-day lockdown. But many families are still grappling with the loss of loved ones, blaming the government for concealing the severity of the outbreak.  Countries around the world have also accused China of misleading the public as they continue to fight the pandemic. View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook. ...
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A year after reporting the first case of COVID-19, Wuhan is celebrating being virus-free

Life in Wuhan, China, is largely back to normal as the city claims it's virus-free. A year ago, Wuhan reported the first case of COVID-19, and residents went into a strict 76-day lockdown. But many families are still grappling with the loss of loved ones, blaming the government for concealing the severity of the outbreak.  Countries around the world have also accused China of misleading the public as they continue to fight the pandemic. View more episodes of Business Insider Today on Facebook. ...
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A comprehensive timeline of the coronavirus pandemic at 12 months, from China's first case to the present

Medical staff wearing protective gear move a patient infected with the coronavirus from an ambulance to a hospital on March 9, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The 1-year anniversary of the coronavirus pandemic has arrived: The first case was confirmed in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Chinese government data suggests the virus was likely circulating by mid-November. In the year since, the virus has infected more than 64 million people and killed nearly 1.5 ...
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Leaked documents reveal China severely underreported coronavirus cases as the pandemic spread

Chinese President Xi Jinping. Noel Celis - Pool/Getty Images Leaked documents reveal that China significantly underreported the number of coronavirus cases in the early stages of the pandemic. Health data from Chinese health authorities leaked to CNN shows that officials in the Hubei province, where the virus is believed to have originated, failed to report thousands of new daily cases. On February 10 — when China reported 2,478 new cases — officials privately recorded 5,918 new cases, mor...
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SARS-CoV-2 likely circulating in China as early as mid-October 2019

Researchers in the United States have conducted a modeling study suggesting that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – could have been circulating in the Chinese province of Hubei as early as mid-October 2019.
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China curtailed travel ahead of the Lunar New Year. As Thanksgiving approaches, the US is ignoring that example.

A family celebrates Thanksgiving in 2016 in Stamford, Connecticut. John Moore/Getty On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised against traveling for Thanksgiving. But millions of Americans still plan to see relatives and host large, multi-household gatherings. Ahead of the Lunar New Year, Chinese authorities banned large gatherings and put hotspots in lockdown, which experts say reduced coronavirus spread. Much of the US does not seem to be following that example. ...
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Today Marks a Year of Covid-19

According to an unpublicized report by the Chinese government, the first documented case of Covid-19 was a 55-year-old person living in Hubei province on November 17, 2019. That makes today the first anniversary of the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. From that person (and possibly earlier or concurrent cases), the disease slowly and silently spread until it was determined to be due to a novel coronavirus. They found that following the Nov. 17 case, about one to five new cases were reported ever...
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