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China extends holidays, strengthens control of coronavirus epidemic

China extended the Spring Festival holiday and postponed school openings on Monday, while transport restrictions have been adopted in various areas to further contain the coronavirus epidemic.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/27 18:28:31

China confident in ability to handle novel coronavirus outbreak: FM

The Chinese government is taking resolute and effective measures to effectively prevent and control the novel coronavirus epidemic though scientific approaches and maintaining close cooperation with the World Health Organization and other international partners.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/27 17:57:40

Wuhan mayor ready to resign if it helps to contain coronavirus epidemic

Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang said that he and the city's Party secretary are willing to resign if it helps to contain the novel coronavirus which originated from the city and had infected 2,744 and killed 80 as of Sunday midnight.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/27 17:37:54

Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang said they are willing to resign as long as it's helpful for taking epidemic under control

Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang said they are willing to resign as long as it's helpful for taking epidemic under control
Source: | 2020/1/27 15:58:02

Chinese health authority urges strict grassroots-level epidemic prevention measures amid Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

With the number of people infected with the novel coronavirus in China soaring to 2,744 as of Sunday midnight, with 461 in critical condition and 80 dead, the key prevention task now is to prevent the spread of the epidemic and track down migrant people, the National Health Commission (NHC) said in a daily briefing on Monday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/27 12:35:53

Coronavirus epidemic at a crucial stage; China confident, capable in winning battle: officials

Although the novel coronavirus epidemic is still at a complicated and crucial stage due to factors such as the unknown nature of the virus and a lack of supplies, the virus has not yet mutated and the government's current containment measures will take effect in the near future and the country is confident that it will win the battle against the epidemic, said Chinese officials.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/26 17:56:29

China to offer assistance as US, France rush to evacuate citizens from Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak

China will provide necessary support as countries including the US and France rush to evacuate their citizens from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak which had killed at least 56 and infected over 2,000 people in China.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/26 17:00:52

Government offers help to US citizens' evacuation from Wuhan: official

China has offerred necessary assistance to help the US evacuate citizens including diplomats from Wuhan, center of the new coronavirus outbreak, said a foreign ministry spokesperson.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/26 14:53:38

China starts research on vaccine for novel coronavirus

China has started to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus after successfully isolating the first strain of the virus, said Xu Wenbo from Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/26 14:44:41

387 railway stations using temperature checks

China National Railway Group said 387 railway stations nationwide are using temperature checks for passengers entering and leaving the stations as of Saturday. The railway department had cooperated with the local governments to close 72 railway
Source: CGTN | 2020/1/26 14:32:52

Chinese peacekeepers in Lebanon celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year

The Chinese medical unit of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year in the camp on Friday.
Source: People's Daily | 2020/1/26 14:28:37

China provides fast customs clearance for overseas donations on coronavirus fight

China said materials donated from overseas to fight pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) will get fast-track clearance at customs.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/26 13:40:42

Wuhan opens emergency passage for suspected coronavirus patient sent back from Istanbul

Wuhan has opened an emergency entry passage for a suspected coronavirus patient, who was sent back from Istanbul on a chartered plane.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/26 13:39:41

Chinese schools to postpone entrance exams, spring terms amid coronavirus outbreak

Several Chinese universities have announced postponements of their entrance exams or spring terms mid the spread of Wuhan's novel coronavirus.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/26 13:08:19

Wuhan requisitions 24 general hospitals to treat patients with fever

Wuhan, the hardest-hit city of the novel coronavirus outbreak in central China, has planned to transform 24 general hospitals for temporary use to cope with the increasing number of patients with fever, said the city's health commission on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/26 10:17:51

Chinese mask makers cancel holidays to meet demand spikes in battle against coronavirus

Chinese medical firms have been all out during the holidays to ensure a stable mask supply in support of the country's efforts to combat the the novel coronavirus-related pneumonia, which has caused more than 40 deaths in China as of Saturday.
Source: | 2020/1/26 1:39:49

China motivates to help Wuhan fight deadly pneumonia

China is motivating itself and striving to support Wuhan, the epicenter of novel pneumonia, reflecting the advantages of the country's socialist system, which had also occurred in previous national campaigns in overcoming huge crises.
Source: Global Times | 2020/1/25 22:37:56

China's Wuhan to ban motor vehicles to prevent coronavirus outbreak

Ordinary motor vehicles will be banned from roads from Sunday in the downtown areas in Wuhan, the hardest-hit city of the novel coronavirus outbreak in central China, the local government said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/25 21:49:34