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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Missteps by Trump administration contributed to U.S. "unique failure" to contain coronavirus: NYT

The tradition of prioritizing individualism over government restrictions and missteps by the Trump administration contributed to the U.S. "unique failure" to contain the novel coronavirus, said a report by The New York Times on Thursday.

With more measures taken, HKSAR gov't strives to contain COVID-19 resurgence

Amid a rampant resurgence of the novel coronavirus, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government has intensified measures, expanded testing capacity, added quarantine facilities, and sought assistance from the central government to contain the epidemic as far as possible.

Wuhan not necessarily where coronavirus crossed from animals into humans: WHO expert

Although the first clusters of atypical pneumonia were reported in Wuhan, China, it doesn't necessarily mean that is where the COVID-19 disease crossed from animals into humans, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Monday.

Commentary: Put epidemic control before politics

The postponement of the Legislative Council (LegCo) election of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) due to the severe COVID-19 epidemic situation reflects a great sense of responsibility for protecting Hong Kong residents' health.

Serbia opens second Chinese Fire Eye COVID-19 testing lab

A new Fire Eye laboratory for detection of COVID-19 opened in Serbia's southeastern city of Nis on Thursday, becoming the country's second after the first in Belgrade.

India surpasses 1.5 million COVID-19 cases

India's COVID-19 tally crossed the 1.5 million-mark on Wednesday, reaching 1,531,669, announced the federal health ministry.

China fights COVID-19 in people-first approach

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, China has waged a whole-of-nation "people's war" against the virus. Under the strong leadership of the Communist Party of China Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, the country has put people's lives and health first, fully demonstrating its people-centered philosophy.

Central government vows to support Hong Kong in fight against COVID-19

China's central government will provide "all necessary support" to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in containing a new wave of COVID-19 outbreak, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council said in a statement on Monday.

Virologist at Wuhan lab speaks to Science: 'Trump owes us an apology’

When the novel coronavirus hit, virologists were at the forefront of unraveling the mysteries of the virus and guide a scientific fight against it.

Lancet: Two COVID-19 vaccines produce immune response in human trial

Two COVID-19 vaccine candidates, one from China and the other from the UK, have proven safe for humans and produced strong immune reactions among patients involved in two separate clinical trials, the Lancet medical journal announced on Monday.

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