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Chinese mainland reports 54 new imported COVID19 cases, one new local transmitted case

The Chinese mainland reported 54 new imported cases of COVID-19 infection and one local transmitted case on Thursday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 595, according to the National Health Commission on Friday.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 9:38:40

Epidemic affects Chinese students' choice of country for study abroad

As the death toll from COVID-19 soars worldwide, Chinese students' plans to study abroad have been significantly affected, as cancellation of recruitment events and safety concerns hold students back from submitting applications to schools in the epidemic-stricken regions, especially the most popular destinations such as the UK and the US.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 23:08:40

China temporarily bans entry of foreigners in response to surging imported infections

Foreign nationals are temporarily forbidden from entering China even with valid visas, Chinese authorities announced on Thursday, in a move called by some experts as “semi sealing off of the border” that signals the country's determination to fight the pandemic battle.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 0:59:54

Hantavirus return is no cause for alarm

Diseases throughout history were contained after countries implemented prevention measures by developing medicine, disinfectants, and face masks.
Source: | 2020/3/27 3:50:25

More data needed to prove COVID-19 harms male gonads

A preliminary study by a Wuhan medical team found the first clinical evidence the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection could harm male gonad functions by significantly increasing sex hormones.
Source: | 2020/3/27 2:14:40

US feared as next epicenter: observers

With weak social distancing policies and insufficient testing coverage, the US may become the next epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts warned, suggesting that millions could be infected.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/27 1:13:40

Chinese communities overseas donate for locals, expect better relations after epidemic

Chinese communities overseas have been working with people in China to help gather donations for other countries in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: | 2020/3/27 0:44:42

Huoshenshan Hospital designers receive foreign inquiries for experience

Chinese builders would like to share their experience in designing Wuhan's makeshift hospitals to countries in need, said a technical expert who worked on the Huoshenshan Hospital, the emergency field hospital that exemplified the country's efficiency and dedication to fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 23:28:40

Full quarantine for inbound travelers urged

Chinese public urged the whole country to adopt full quarantine for passengers from abroad, saying this can address possible local infections and ensure residents' safety, amid an increasing number of imported cases of COVID-19.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 22:53:55

Technology helps megacities implement stricter supervision of home isolation

Under pressure from the growing number of imported coronavirus cases, megacities in China are turning to technology to monitor returnees' home isolation. However, many believe that home isolation is flawed, as a lack of strict and precise supervision can lead to people violating the rules.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 19:04:48

UK top source of imported COVID-19 cases in China

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 imported to China from the UK have reached 159, topping the total of 541 cases from 34 countries, data shows.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 17:25:13

Beijing hospitals plan to set up police rooms to prevent violent incidents

Beijing plans to set up police rooms in level-II and III hospitals, and install one-button alarm devices directly connected with public to prevent medical disputes from spiraling into violent incidents.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 16:32:39

Beijing to tighten rules against uncivilized behaviors amid COVID-19 epidemic

Wearing a mask when having a flu, covering the mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing and eating from separate dishes in public places… The city of Beijing is mulling regulations to impose restraints on uncivilized behaviors. Those who fail to adhere to the rules will be punished, a move made from the experience of fighting against the COVID-19 outbreak to better safeguard residents' health.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 16:29:13

Wuhan's Huoshenshan Hospital a symbol of Chinese spirit

China would like to share all its experience in designing Wuhan's hospitals to countries in need, said a technical expert that worked on the Huoshenshan Hospital, the emergency field hospital for treating COVID-19 patients that had been constructed within only 10 days in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 16:28:40

Epidemic prompts Beijing to ban hunting and consumption of wild animals

The city of Beijing is accelerating procedures to pass a set of regulations that prohibits hunting and consumption of all wild animals, which are believed to be the source of the outbreak of novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19). It is also planning to establish wildlife disease monitor stations in areas populated with wild animals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 14:39:59

China's experiences, a guiding light for other countries in COVID-19 fight: officials

As the novel coronavirus rages globally, strategies adopted by China in the COVID-19 prevention and control can be used as a reference point for other countries to combat the pandemic as the measures have stood the test, said Chinese officials during a State Council press conference on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 12:42:10

Overseas Chinese students 40% of China's imported COVID19 cases

Ninety percent of imported COVID-19 cases hold Chinese passports, 40 percent of them are overseas students, Luo Zhaohui, vice foreign minister of China, said at a press conference on Thursday in Beijing.
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 12:02:31

China has provided emergency support to 83 countries and regions, including test kits and masks

China has announced to provide emergent support to 83 countries and regions to aid the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. China has offered emergency medical assistance to 28 countries in Asia, 16 in Europe, 26 in Africa, 9 in America and 10 in South Pacific regions: official
Source: Global Times | 2020/3/26 10:39:36