Gulf Times - China-coronavirus
Slowly but steady, China strives to make widespread virus testing the new normal

Slowly but steady, China strives to make widespread virus testing the new normal

Beijing resident Wang Yukun was happy to comply in April when the construction firm he works for told him he'd need to take a test for the novel coronavirus before he could come back to work, even though he was at low risk of having the disease.

China reports one new coronavirus case, 15 asymptomatic cases

China reports one new coronavirus case, 15 asymptomatic cases

China reported one new coronavirus case for Friday, unchanged from the day before, data from the national health authority showed on Saturday.

Drop in China's new coronavirus cases; none in Wuhan for sixth day

Drop in China's new coronavirus cases; none in Wuhan for sixth day

China reported a drop in new coronavirus infections for a fourth day as drastic curbs on international travellers reined in the number of imported cases

Getting better: China's new coronavirus cases trend lower

Getting better: China's new coronavirus cases trend lower

China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Saturday, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, the country's health authority said on Sunday.

US, China accuse each other of coronavirus fear-mongering

US, China accuse each other of coronavirus fear-mongering

The United States and China on Monday each demanded that the other stop smearing its reputation over the novel coronavirus as Donald Trump referred to the pathogen as the "Chinese Virus."

Shanghai tightens airport checks as imported virus infections in China jump

Shanghai tightens airport checks as imported virus infections in China jump

Shanghai increased airport screening on Saturday as imported coronavirus infections from countries such as Italy and Iran emerge as the biggest source of new cases in China outside Hubei

Demand for anti-virus masks soars 100-fold

Demand for anti-virus masks soars 100-fold

Demand for masks, gowns, gloves and other protective gear has risen up to 100-fold and prices have soared due to the China coronavirus, producing a "severe" disruption in global supply, the World Health Organisation (WHO) chief said Friday.

Man in Germany contracts coronavirus in one of first cases of transmission outside China

Man in Germany contracts coronavirus in one of first cases of transmission outside China

Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the coronavirus after a 33-year-old man contracted it from a colleague visiting his workplace from Shanghai, in one of the first cases of person-to-person transmission outside China.