WHO proposes fresh coronavirus mission to China and lab audits

WHO proposes fresh coronavirus mission to China and lab audits

The World Health Organization on Friday proposed a second phase of studies into the origins of the coronavirus in China, including audits of laboratories and markets in Wuhan, calling for transparency from authorities.

WHO re-checks research on when coronavirus first surfaced in Italy

WHO re-checks research on when coronavirus first surfaced in Italy

Samples from a study suggesting the coronavirus was circulating outside China by October 2019 have been re-tested at the World Health Organization's (WHO) request, two scientists who led the Italian research said.

Two tornadoes strike China, killing at least 10

Two tornadoes strike China, killing at least 10

Two tornadoes that struck central and eastern China killed at least 10 people and injured more than 300, authorities said Saturday.

Wuhan residents remember coronavirus 'whistleblower' doctor a year after his death

Wuhan residents remember coronavirus 'whistleblower' doctor a year after his death

A year after his death from Covid-19, residents in the Chinese city of Wuhan say they remain grateful to the "whistleblower" doctor who first sounded the alarm about the outbreak before it received official recognition.

WHO-led team in Wuhan probing Covid origins meet Chinese scientists

WHO-led team in Wuhan probing Covid origins meet Chinese scientists

A World Health Organization-led team of experts investigating the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic began meeting with Chinese scientists on Friday, and the WHO said the group plans to visit labs, markets ...

Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

Crowds at Wuhan clinics fear coronavirus testing could rekindle disease

As Wuhan, the Chinese city where the COVID-19 pandemic began, revs up a massive testing campaign, some residents crowding the test centres expressed concern on Saturday ...

Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests

Fearing second wave, China's Wuhan ramps up coronavirus tests

Authorities in Wuhan have tested over 3 million residents for the coronavirus in April and May and aim to test all of the rest, state media said, as the city at the epicentre of the original outbreak faces the threat of a second wave of infections.

Wuhan to test entire population after new virus cluster

Wuhan to test entire population after new virus cluster

Wuhan plans to conduct coronavirus tests on the Chinese city's entire population after new cases emerged for the first time in weeks in the cradle of the global pandemic, state media reported Tuesday.

China's Wuhan reports first coronavirus cluster since lifting lockdown

China's Wuhan reports first coronavirus cluster since lifting lockdown

Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, reported on Monday its first cluster of infections since a lockdown on the city was lifted a month ago, stoking concerns of a wider resurgence of the disease.

China reports 1st coronavirus case in Wuhan since April 3

China reports 1st coronavirus case in Wuhan since April 3

China's National Health Commission reported 14 new confirmed coronavirus cases on May 9, the highest number since April 28, including the first for more than a month in the city of Wuhan where the outbreak was first detected late last year.

WHO says has no proof from US on 'speculative' Wuhan lab claims

WHO says has no proof from US on 'speculative' Wuhan lab claims

The World Health Organisation said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support ‘speculative’ claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab.

Pompeo says 'enormous evidence' virus came from Wuhan lab

Pompeo says 'enormous evidence' virus came from Wuhan lab

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that there was "enormous evidence" that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China.