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Wuhan doctor recovered from COVID-19 goes popular for his science popularization videos

Being an infected medical expert of COVID-19 in Central China's Hubei Province, 52-year-old doctor Yu Changping from Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University unexpectedly became an internet celebrity after his short science popularization videos of the novel coronavirus pneumonia went viral for his humorous, optimistic, cheerful and encouraging attitudes.
Source: Global Time | 2020/2/27 1:53:52

Hubei doctor's sudden death not recognized as work injury triggers controversy

The sudden death of a Hubei doctor after seeing more than 3,000 patients within a month amid the virus outbreak was not recognized as a work-related injury, which has led to debate over the criteria for work injuries or death of doctors who work on the frontline against the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/27 1:38:36

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Source: Global Times | 2020/1/22 21:15:00

Preventing inflow of COVID-19 infections from abroad new scope of China's epidemic control efforts: observers

Despite reports of coronavirus cases in the Chinese mainland, especially outside the hard-hit Hubei Province, seeing a consistent decline to almost zero, the discovery of a recent case from abroad in Zhongwei, in Northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region has sounded alarm bells, giving a harsh reminder that it's still too early for people to let down their guards regarding epidemic prevention.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 23:20:54

US sanction on Chinese firms rebuked as 'long-arm jurisdiction'

The manager of a high-tech Chinese company sanctioned by the US for “helping” Iran's missile program denied on Wednesday that his company sells products to Iranian entities while Chinese observers believed that the US latest move shows Washington has never restrained from bullying practices as it imposed“long-arm jurisdiction”to sanction Chinese firms and exercised hegemonism as China is fighting arduously against the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 23:13:41

Chinese cinemas see no sign of resumption amid epidemic

After being closed for about one month due to the COVID-19 epidemic, cinemas across China still see little sign of reopening as the country maintains strict measures despite improving signs in the battle against the epidemic.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 23:11:48

How did COVID-19 patient leave Wuhan for Beijing?

A confirmed COVID-19 patient returned from Wuhan on Saturday to Beijing, leading to questions over the management of Wuhan government again two days after the government issued an traffic easing policy but retracted it hours later.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 22:03:41

Jingmen Party chief, mayor sanctioned for reporting incorrect numbers of COVID-19 infection

Party chief Zhang Aiguo and city mayor Sun Bing of Jingmen, Hubei Province, have been punished by the provincial Party discipline watchdog on Wednesday, after the city reported minus 107 cases to the daily update feed on confirmed cases of COVID-19 on February 19, showing an obvious numerical error.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 21:00:38

Outsiders stuck in Hubei long to get back home

Hundreds of people from outside of Hubei Province, epicenter of the COVID-19, are stuck in the province and suffering from homelessness, shortages of food and protective equipment after the provincial lockdown. The reasons they came to Hubei vary, but they now shared the same appeal - waiting for the victory against the virus and returning home as soon as possible.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 20:53:40

Recovered COVID19 patients testing positive not equal to coronavirus revival: experts

Cases in which recovered patients of novel coronavirus pneumonia are tested positive in later check-ups do not mean the return of the coronavirus in their body, following media reports that 13 recovered patients in South China's Guangdong Province were tested positive again after being discharged from hospitals.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 20:53:19

Anti-Chinese discriminations amid COVID-19 epidemic not mainstream, experts call for understating

Discriminations in some countries against Chinese people have occurred since the COVID-19 outbreak
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 20:03:40

Chinese FM questions Pompeo's motive in defending WSJ

Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday blasted US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for defending the Wall Street Journal's wrongdoings, saying the Journal's racist headline defaming China is not about freedom of speech and the press, and that anyone with basic morality should oppose and object to such racist practices.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 18:03:09

COVID-19 patient from Wuhan, suspected to be just released from prison, found in Beijing

Beijing's Dongcheng district recently reported that a confirmed COVID-19 patient had returned from Wuhan on Saturday, leading to questions over how the patient was able to leave the city, as the epidemic epicenter has been under lockdown since January 23.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 17:58:41

Epidemic fosters bravery and modesty, dampens humor: study

While the COVID-19 epidemic has battered China, it has boosted Chinese people's good virtues, including bravery, self-discipline, modesty and civilian spirit, a recent study found. The study, conducted by the Positive Psychology Research Center of Tsinghua University's School of Social Sciences, shows that negative emotions have increased among people since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. But in the meantime, people have paid more attention to the sense of accomplishment, engagement and the quest for life's meaning.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 17:07:22

Cooperation between South Korea and China conducive to fighting against epidemic': South Korea's new consul general in Wuhan

In order to maintain friendly relations between South Korea and China and protect South Korean citizens' health and safety, it is "reasonable" to go to Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China at this time, said a newly-appointed South Korean diplomat in the capital of Hubei Province.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 14:13:23

Shenzhen drafts blacklist on wild animal consumption amid COVID-19 epidemic

Eating pet dogs, snakes, birds and turtles be banned soon in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong Province, as the city issued a draft regulation on consumptio could n of wild animals, and violation could lead to fines and affect people's credit score.
Source: Global Times | 2020/2/26 13:31:44

China's newly recovered coronavirus patients outnumber new infections for 8th day

China's daily number of newly cured and discharged novel coronavirus patients has surpassed that of new infections for the eighth consecutive day, the National Health Commission said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/26 10:41:05

China has changed course of COVID-19 outbreak through pragmatic approach: WHO expert

China has changed the course of COVID-19 outbreak, Bruce Aylward, an epidemiologist who led an advance team from the World Health Organization (WHO), said here on Tuesday, noting a rapidly escalating outbreak in China has plateaued and come down faster than previously expected.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/26 7:14:55