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Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from U.S.

By DAVID KOENIG The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and travel tensions between the two countries. The Transportation Department said it would suspend passenger flights of four Chinese airlines to and from the United States starting June 16. The decision was in response to China’s failure to let United Airlines and Delta Air Lines resume flights to China this month. The airlines suspended those flights earlier this ...
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A brief history of anti-black violence in China

The recent news of evictions and mistreatment of African students in China during the Covid-19 pandemic is rooted in a history of violence and discrimination The post A brief history of anti-black violence in China appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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Your coronavirus need-to-know: SAT drops at-home tests; Wuhan says it tested basically everyone; Fauci's JAMA interview

We are bringing you the top headlines on COVID-19 from the US and around the world.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Sacrificed': anger in China over death of Wuhan doctor from coronavirus

Hu Weifeng, 42, worked at the same hospital as whistleblower ophthalmologist Li WenliangCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe death of a doctor at Wuhan’s “whistleblower hospital” has prompted a wave of anger at hospital authorities for not protecting frontline health workers in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.Hu Weifeng, 42, a urologist at Wuhan Central hospital where the whistleblower ophthalmologist Li Wenliang worked, died of the virus on Tuesday after a four-m...
Tags: China, Asia Pacific, Wuhan, Hu, Coronavirus outbreak, Li Wenliang, Wuhan Central, Hu Weifeng, Li WenliangCoronavirus


Coronavirus live news: global cases pass 6.3m; alert issued in Tokyo amid fear of new surge in cases

Cases in Africa pass 150,000; Germany eases travel ban; Wuhan doctor who worked with whistleblower diesGermany lifts travel warning for EuropeChina withheld data on coronavirus from WHO, recordings reveal‘We can’t relax’: Europeans face up to life after lockdownUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 6.58pm BST Key developments in the global coronavirus outbreak today include: 6.37pm BST Reuters has posted this interesting video report on the potential for the spread...
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Coronavirus live news: cases in Africa pass 150,000; Germany lifts travel warning for Europe

Wuhan doctor who worked with whistlebower dies; Abu Dhabi closes borders; Dr Fauci says he hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeksGermany lifts travel warning for EuropeChina withheld data on coronavirus from WHO, recordings reveal‘We can’t relax’: Europeans face up to life after lockdownUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 2.16pm BST It’s Simon Murphy here covering the global live blog while my colleague, Damien Gayle, takes a break. 2.03pm BST #BREAKING Coronavirus...
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Wuhan tests nearly 9.9 million residents with no new cases found

• New epicenter could be the worst yet • The thousands of wishes the pandemic put on hold
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Coronavirus live news: Germany lifts travel warning for Europe

Wuhan doctor who worked with whistlebower dies; Abu Dhabi closes borders; Dr Fauci says he hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeksSingapore reopens schools ‘We can’t relax’: Europeans face up to life after lockdownCritics round on UK government over ‘ridiculous’ rules for quarantineUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 1.11pm BST Germany’s travel warning for Europe will be lifted from tomorrow, the foreign minister, Heiko Maas, has just said. “We are preparing the cabinet ...
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Wuhan tests nearly 10 million people, finds only 300 infections

China tested almost 10 million people for coronavirus in just over two weeks in Wuhan, the city where the pandemic began, officials said Tuesday, reporting only a few hundred positive cases. Chinese authorities claim to have largely brought the virus under control but Wuhan officials -- wary of a second wave -- launched the programme after new infections emerged for the first time since the city re-opened in April following more than two months in lockdown. More than 9.8 million people were te...
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Coronavirus live news: Iran records over 3,000 new cases; Wuhan doctor is China's first Covid-19 fatality in weeks

Wuhan doctor who worked with whistlebower dies; Abu Dhabi closes borders; Dr Fauci says he hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeksSingapore reopens schools ‘We can’t relax’: Europeans face up to life after lockdownCritics round on UK government over ‘ridiculous’ rules for quarantineUK coronavirus updates – liveCoronavirus latest: at a glance 12.19pm BST A group of current and former world leaders on Tuesday called on the G20 to convene an urgent summit to provide a “strongly coordinated global r...
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The Latest: 150,000 infected in Africa as local spread rises

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— South America’s reopening and US protests could spread virus— Africa’s coronavirus cases have surpassed 150,000— Berlin health official criticizes club gathering— Zimbabwe confirms first virus cases in prisons— Singapore reopens more of its economy, South Korea set...
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Global report: Wuhan doctor who worked with whistleblower dies

Pakistanis told to ‘live with virus’; New Zealand brings forward decision on easing lockdown; Fauci hasn’t spoken to Trump in two weeks; Mexico passes 10,000 deathsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSouth Korea is testing a new QR code tracing system to track visitors at entertainment venues, restaurants and churches as it battles to contain persistent clusters of infection. It comes as Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, called for people to “live with the virus”.A ...
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Wuhan doctor at whistleblower's hospital dies from coronavirus

A Wuhan doctor who worked with coronavirus whistleblower Li Wenliang died of the virus last week, state media reported Tuesday, becoming China's first COVID-19 fatality in weeks. Hu Weifeng, a urologist at Wuhan Central Hospital, died on Friday after being treated for COVID-19 and allied issues for more than four months, state broadcaster CCTV said. Wuhan Central Hospital has yet to give a formal statement on Hu's death.
Tags: News, China, Cctv, Wuhan, Li Wenliang, Wuhan Central Hospital, Hu Weifeng


Pandemic to Cost U.S. Economy $7.9 Trillion Over 10 Years

Michigan’s governor lifted a stay-at-home order as other states announced steps to reopen. For a second day, Wuhan reported no new infections.
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Coronavirus Live News Updates

Michigan’s governor lifted a stay-at-home order as other states announced steps to reopen. For a second day, Wuhan reported no new infections.
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Wuhan records no new asymptomatic coronavirus cases for the first time

Wuhan, the Chinese city where the novel coronavirus pandemic began in late 2019, reported no new asymptomatic cases for the first time on Sunday, Chinese health officials said. The municipal health commission said that 60,000 nucleic tests were carried out on Sunday and that there were no new confirmed or suspected cases. Chinese state media outlet Xinhua said this showed the Chinese strategy of mass testing has yielded positive results. In order for a patient to be considered asymptomatic, they...
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Coronavirus live news: Manila eases lockdown as Japan considers allowing visitors from selected countries

Brazil passes 500,000 Covid-19 cases; India extends lockdown in ‘high-risk’ zones; UK ministers defend easing lockdown. Follow the latest updates Brazil passes 500,000 casesFears of virus surge from US protests as world cases hit 6mLatest developments at a glanceAustralia – coronavirus liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.21am BST How does it feel to see a show you’ve spent years working on being pulled? From Love Islanders to Foals, Laura Wade and Wayne McGregor, artists reveal their dark...
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Global report: Wuhan reports no asymptomatic cases for first time

Chinese city marks recovery milestone; English health officials voice concern over loosened lockdown; Brazil pass 500,000 casesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Chinese city of Wuhan, where the Covid-19 pandemic began, reported no new asymptomatic cases for the first time on Sunday, according to Chinese health officials.Mainland China reported 16 new cases overall on Sunday, the highest daily number in three weeks. All were reported as imported cases – 11 in Sichuan...
Tags: China, Americas, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Wuhan, Sichuan, Mainland China, Inner Mongolia, Guangdong Continue, Coronavirus outbreak


China factory activity slows as global slump drags on growth

Factory activity in China expanded at a slower pace in May as the country attempts to get back on track after the coronavirus, official data showed Sunday, with the global economic slump making the sector's recovery difficult. China's factories have stirred back to life after the lifting of strict lockdown measures imposed when the deadly virus surfaced in the central city of Wuhan, but its spread worldwide has dragged down key foreign markets -- weighing heavily on Chinese exports. The Purcha...
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Trump Announces U.S. ‘Terminating’ Relationship with World Health Organization

President Trump announced Friday that the U.S. is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization over its failure to enact reforms in response to the administration's criticisms of its handling of the coronavirus pandemic."Because they have failed to make the requested and greatly needed reforms, we will be today be terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization and redirecting those funds to other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs,...
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Politics and poverty hinder Covid-19 response in Latin America

Wuhan was the original epicenter. Then the coronavirus migrated to Europe. New York was the next hotspot, and now world health authorities are worried about South America.
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What's the Risk of Catching Coronavirus From a Surface?

Fears about catching the coronavirus from contaminated surfaces have prompted many of us to spend the past few months wiping down groceries, leaving packages unopened and stressing about touching elevator buttons.But what's the real risk of catching COVID-19 from a germy surface or object?The question has been on people's minds lately, and there was some confusion after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention made some edits to its website last week. Social media sites and some ne...
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China’s Airline Industry Is Capitalizing on the Pandemic

There is no doubt that airliners were the novel coronavirus pandemic’s main vector. Its first direct breakout into the world (and into the U.S.) was certainly from China, long before its lethality was understood. Epidemiologists have established that the virus was on the move in the central Chinese city of Wuhan by early December at the latest.Unfortunately, Wuhan’s significance in the planning of China's increasingly modernized and organized infrastructure made it the perfect place for an a...
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Shandong University offers high-tech support to fight against coronavirus epidemic

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the SDU-NTU Joint Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research has developed two types of robots, which were sent to hospitals in Wuhan and Huanggang in China’s Hubei Province to aid front-line fight against the coronavirus epidemic.
Tags: Health, China, Wuhan, Hubei Province, Huanggang, Shandong University


The Chinese CDC now says the coronavirus didn't jump to people at the Wuhan wet market — instead, it was the site of a super-spreader event

The origin of the new coronavirus still isn't known. But according to the Chinese CDC, it isn't the wet market in Wuhan.
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China Rules Out Animal Market and Lab as Coronavirus Origin

Chinese scientists in recent days said they had ruled out both a laboratory and an animal market in the city of Wuhan as possible origins of the coronavirus pandemic, in their most detailed pushback to date against allegations from U.S. officials and others over what might have sparked it. From a report: The director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, at the center of allegations around a potential laboratory accident, Wang Yanyi, over the weekend told China Central Television that the coronavi...
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Twitter fact-checked a Chinese government spokesman after he suggested the US brought COVID-19 to Wuhan

Twitter has labeled two tweets from Chinese government spokesman Lijan Zhao with a fact-check icon. Twitter applied the label to the tweets after being questioned by the New York Post over a potential double standard, following the company's decision to fact-check tweets from President Trump. Zhao's tweets are from mid-March, and in them he suggests the US army could have been responsible for bringing the coronavirus to Wuhan. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Twitter has s...
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China's 'bat woman' defends Wuhan lab at centre of conspiracy theory

The Chinese virologist whose work on coronaviruses found in bats led to her being dubbed 'Bat Woman' has appeared on state television to defend her work. “The unknown viruses we have discovered are actually just the tip of the iceberg,” said Shi Zhengli. “If we want to prevent humans suffering from the next infectious disease outbreak, we must go in advance to learn of these unknown viruses carried by wild animals in nature and then give early warnings.” “These viruses exist in nature, w...
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Coronavirus hoy en la Argentina y el mundo: minuto a minuto y las novedades del 27 de mayo

La cantidad de muertos alrededor del mundo a causa de la pandemiade coronavirus superó las 350.000 personas y los contagiados superaron los cinco millones. Estados Unidos lidera el ranking de naciones con mayor cantidad de casos (más de 1.706.000) y de víctimas fatales (más de 99.805). El segundo país en cuanto a cantidad de infectados es Rusia, con al menos 353.000 casos.En Europa, Italia fue el primer país golpeado por el Covid-19. Sin embargo, la nación con más fallecidos es el Reino Unido, d...
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Coronavirus: China's plan to test everyone in Wuhan

Officials said they planned to test all of Wuhan's residents over 10 days, so how have they done?
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