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Nicholas Tse toured Wuhan sans mask

Hong Kong actor Nicholas Tse was travelling in Wuhan without wearing a mask and netizens started to question his actions. A netizen wrote that it is still better to be safe and wear a mask especially in times like these. China has been slowly lifting...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 3, 2020

As of 8 am, June 3, 2020: World count: 6,325,303 cases, 2,727,679 recoveries, 377,460 deaths There are now 6,325,303 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 377,460 deaths from the coronavirus since the pandemic began. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for May 27, 2020

As of 8 am, May 27, 2020: World count: 5,559,130 cases, 2,271,268 recoveries, 348,610 deaths There are now 5,559,130 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 348,610 deaths worldwide. The United States has the highest number of coronavirus cases, with 1,715,457 infections, followed by Brazil (391,222)...

Top China expert warns of potential second coronavirus wave

China faces a potential second wave of coronavirus infections due to a lack of immunity among its population, its government's senior medical advisor has warned. After months of lockdowns and curbs on travel China has largely brought the virus under control, but fears of a...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 16, 2020

As of 8 am, May 16, 2020: Worldwide: 4,523,916 cases, 303,825 deaths, 1,609,475 recoveries There are now 4,523,916 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 303,825 deaths. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 1,468,777 infections, followed by Russia (262,843) and the United...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 13, 2020

As of 8 am, May 13, 2020: Worldwide: 4,233,504 cases, 289,932 deaths, 1,481,314 recoveries There are now 4,233,504 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide, with 281,893 people dying from related causes. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 1,397,132 infections, followed by Russia (232,243) and Spain...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 11, 2020

As of 8 am, May 11, 2020: Worldwide count tops 4 million 4,088,393 cases, 281,893 deaths, 1,395,197 recoveries There are now 4,088,393 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 281,893 deaths. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 1,360,172 infections, followed by Spain (224,390) and...

Asia virus latest: Back to school in Wuhan; China hits back at US in lab leak row

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: - Students in Wuhan return to school - Chinese youngsters in Wuhan, where the coronavirus first emerged, filed back to class, wearing masks and walking in single file past thermal scanners. Senior school students...

The Wuhan lab at the heart of the US-China virus spat

by Beiyi SEOW The Chinese laboratory accused by top American officials of being the source of the coronavirus pandemic conducts research on the world's most dangerous diseases. US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have both claimed that there is evidence the pathogen...

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

by Nina LARSON The World Health Organization 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. "We have not received any data or specific evidence from the United States government...