Tag Archives: China

China lawmakers gather as doubts swirl over pandemic safety

BEIJING — China is convening its biggest political gathering of the year and President Donald Trump has said he is considering meeting with world leaders in June as doubts simmer over how safe is safe enough with the pandemic still not under control. From meatpacking plants in Colorado to garment factories in Bangladesh, workers are… Read More »

Coronavirus Alert: Vital Ingredients in HIV Meds Are Synthesized in China

Vice President Mike Pence is leading the nation’s response to the spread of the coronavirus that’s related to SARS and causes COVID-19, President Trump announced February 26 as he tried to tamp down what he called alarmist media reports and assure Americans that the government had the situation under control. The same day, health officials… Read More »

‘Nothing to do with discrimination’: Chinese-Canadian MDs urge everyone returning from China to self-quarantine

A group of 23 Chinese-Canadian doctors have signed an open letter urging that everyone returning from China enter a voluntary, 14-day quarantine, a surprising counterpoint to the softer approach espoused by public-health officials. Dr. Stanley Zheng, the Toronto family physician who drafted the missive, went further in an interview Wednesday. He said he believes “unequivocally”… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: China reports 143 more deaths, 2,641 additional cases

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:05 am: China confirms 143 more deaths, 2,641 new cases China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 143 deaths nationwide, as well as 2,641 new confirmed cases as of Feb. 14. That tally includes Hubei, the epicenter of the… Read More »