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China on brink of biggest COVID-19 crisis since Wuhan as cases triple

Beijing, Mar 13 (PTI) China's high-tech Shenzhen city, which has a population of over 17 million, was the latest to shut down to control the surge of COVID-19 cases, as…

WHO chief says discussed collaboration on COVID origins with Chinese premier

ZURICH (Reuters) - The head of the World Health Organization said on Saturday he had discussed with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang the need for stronger collaboration on the origins of…

Xian battles COVID-19 in worst outbreak to hit a Chinese city this year

BEIJING (Reuters) -China's industrial and tech hub of Xian reported on Thursday more than 100 new cases of COVID-19, taking its tally of locally transmitted infections to the highest in…

Thousands message late Chinese COVID whistleblower doctor 2 years on

By Martin Quin Pollard SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Thousands of people left messages on the social media account of the late Chinese COVID-19 whistleblower Li Wenliang on the anniversary of the…

China rejects need for further WHO coronavirus origins probe

Beijing [China], August 13 (ANI): China has opposed next-phase COVID-19 origins-tracing, saying that it is "inappropriate" that the World Health Organization (WHO) came up with the second phase of the…

Video shows Chinese officials locking residents inside their homes amid Delta variant surge

Taipei [Taiwan], August 12 (ANI): Numerous videos have surfaced on social media appearing to show Chinese officials locking residents inside their homes as China grapples with a nationwide surge of…

China dismisses Republican report on origin of COVID-19

Beijing [China], August 6 (ANI): China dismissed Republican lawmakers report which accused Beijing of one the 'greatest cover-ups in human history' over the origins of COVID-19, reported Daily Mail. Earlier…

China’s Wuhan to test all residents as COVID-19 cases emerge after a year

Wuhan [China], August 3 (ANI): Wuhan city in Central China's Hubei province on Tuesday announced that it will test the city's entire population of 11 million for the coronavirus virus…

US reaffirms support to WHO’s plan for probe into COVID-19 orgins, including in China

Washington DC [US], July 29 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday met WHO chief Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesu in Kuwait, where he reaffirmed support to the UN agency's…

Netherlands’s Arnhem city breaks ties with Wuhan over China’s handling of Uyghurs

Arnhem [Netherlands] July 23 (ANI): Terming Beijing's treatment of Uyghurs as 'genocide', Netherland's Arnhem city broke cooperation chains with their sister city of Wuhan. In a surprise decision, the majority…

China declines to take part in WHO-led COVID-19 investigation

Beijing [China] July 22 (ANI): China has declined the World Health Organisation's proposal to participate in the second phase investigation of the COVID-19 origin study, a top Chinese official informed…

Asking China to cooperate on raw data of COVID-19, says WHO chief

Geneva [Switzerland], July 15 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday called on China to cooperate in the investigation into the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, the first cases…