Battle against COVID-19

Under President Xi Jinping's leadership, China has taken unprecedented measures to contain the outbreak of novel coronavirus epidemic, pooling national medical personnel and supplies to the hardest hit regions, building new hospitals, extending the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, postponing the opening dates for schools and businesses, and imposing travel restrictions. When the whole nation stands together, with scientific prevention and cures, and precise policies, this epidemic can surely be overcome.

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Problems hamper COVID-19 vaccination in U.S. southern states

Besides distribution confusion and anxiety, incorrect and even misleading data have also been found in southern states as healthcare providers rush to get people vaccinated as soon as possible.

Too many rumors and promises, Tokyo Olympic organizers need to take firmer action

Rumors are around whether the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be eventually canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are the reports from Wang Zijiang, the Xinhua resident correspondent in Tokyo.

Londoners urged to wear masks in open air to curb COVID-19 spread

London mayor said he failed to understand why the British government had not changed the rules to make face coverings mandatory where people were likely to be in close proximity, such as queues.

Sinovac vaccine will protect more people around the world: company chairman

Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is ramping up the production of CoronaVac, an inactivated COVID-19 vaccine, to ensure global supply, according to Yin Weidong, chairman and CEO of the company.

China provides donation to Iraq to combat COVID-19

The Chinese Embassy in Iraq on Thursday delivered donation to Iraq, helping the Iraqi government confront the COVID-19 pandemic and improve the livelihood of Iraqi people.

WHO pandemic review panel highlights effective multilateralism in COVID-19 response

A latest interim report by the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response highlighted effective multilateralism in the preparation and response to the COVID-19 crisis, saying that the consequences of this pandemic remind the world of how important effective multilateralism is.

UK records another 38,598 coronavirus cases

Another 38,598 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, the lowest daily increase since the start of the year, according to official figures released Sunday.

U.S. COVID-19 vaccine rollout data in long-term facilities raises public concern

About a month after COVID-19 vaccine rollout began in the United States, it is still impossible for the public and the media to track the rollout of vaccines in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other long-term-care facilities (LTCF) in most states, said a latest report of The COVID Tracking Project.

China calls for international vaccine cooperation to defeat COVID-19 pandemic

China calls on the international community to work together to contribute to the equitable distribution and use of COVID-19 vaccines around the world and help defeat the pandemic, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Wednesday.

UK records highest daily coronavirus death toll

Another 1,820 people in Britain have died within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test, the highest number of deaths reported on a single day since the outbreak began in the country, according to official figures released Wednesday.

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