Wuhan

WHO rejects China foreign food coronavirus idea

The World Health Organisation is not following up on claims that the novel coronavirus may have originally reached China through foreign frozen food, UN health agency expert Peter Embarek says, dismissing a Chinese theory. The WHO …

Read
WHO team arrives in Wuhan

A team of experts from the World Health Organization arrived in Wuhan today to start a highly politicised probe into the origins of the coronavirus, as China reported its first death from Covid-19 in eight months. The 10 scientists, who …

Read
World takes in muted New Year’s Eve

In Sydney the fireworks soared into the sky above the Opera House, but the harbour below was empty. In New York, Times Square was mostly deserted. No light show illuminated Beijing from the top of the TV tower. With revelry around the world curtailed by lockdowns and curfews imposed to stem the spread of Covid-19, the lions of London’s Trafalgar Square were barricaded off, and there were no crowds in St Peter’s Square and no one diving into the Tiber in Rome. This New Year’s Eve is being celebrated like no other as many people bid farewell to a year they would much prefer to forget – one that has seen more than 1.7 million people killed and 82 million infected by the coronavirus since January

Read
Coronavirus may have been spreading in China since August

Satellite images of hospital parking lots in Wuhan as well as internet search trends, show the coronavirus may have been spreading in China as early as last August, according to a new study from Harvard Medical School. The study, which …

Read
Wuhan discharges last COVID-19 patients from hospital

The last three COVID-19 patients in Wuhan, China’s Hubei Province, have recovered and been discharged from hospital, the People’s Daily reported. They were discharged on Thursday after two nucleic acid tests for the …

Read
Wuhan reports no new asymptomatic cases for first time

Wuhan, the city in central China's Hubei Province previously hard hit by the novel coronavirus, reported no new asymptomatic cases Sunday, the first time since the provincial capital released figures on the virus carriers showing no …

Read
Russia's consulate general to be opened in Wuhan

Russia’s Foreign Ministry plans to open a consulate general in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, Russian Ambassador to Beijing Andrei Denisov said. "The city of Wuhan has been well-known to us for a …

Read
Wuhan to test entire population for coronavirus

Wuhan has ordered officials to test its entire population of 11 million people after the central Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began reported new infections for the first time since its lockdown was lifted. All …

Read
Coronavirus originated in Wuhan Virology Lab?

'Patient zero' worked at the Wuhan lab, and spread the coronavirus into the local population after leaving work, Fox News reported citing sources who had been briefed on intelligence. "There is increasing confidence that …

Read

Populars