World  /  Published 31.03.21

WHO: China withheld Covid data

Data was withheld from World Health Organisation investigators who travelled to China to research the origins of the coronavirus epidemic, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesd...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 29.12.20

Jail for Wuhan citizen-scribe

A Chinese court handed a four-year jail term on Monday to a citizen-journalist who reported from the central city of Wuhan at the peak of last year’s coronavirus outbreak, on grounds of “p...
By Reuters in Shanghai

World  /  Published 06.12.20

Annus Coronus

By Team Graphic in

World  /  Published 02.09.20

Wuhan’s kids back in school

The state-run news media said that more than 2,840 primary and secondary schools, serving nearly 1.4 million students, reopened on Tuesday. It was a striking turnabout from the early days, when the vi...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 18.02.20

Head of Wuhan’s leading hospital dies

The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday.Chinese state television said Liu Zhiming, the director of Wu...
By Reuters in Shanghai


World  /  Published 28.03.20

Wuhan begins lifting lockdown

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some Metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance...
By Reuters in

World  /  Published 27.03.20

New Wuhan problem: cremating thousands

The peak of the outbreak appears to have passed in Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus crisis started three months ago, but for some residents, the mourning process is only beginning...
By New York Times News Service in New York

India  /  Published 13.03.20

Coronavirus: 112 at ITBP quarantine test negative

All 112 people admitted to an ITBP quarantine facility here for over a fortnight have tested negative for coronavirus and are expected to be released on Friday, a senior official said.All of them were...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 09.02.20

Coronavirus death toll overtakes SARS

The death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak rose to 811 on Sunday, surpassing the number of fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic, while over 37,000 people have been confirmed as being infected w...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 04.02.20

First Pak case detected in Sindh

A suspected coronavirus case has been detected in Pakistan’s Sindh province in an engineering student who has been quarantined by authorities following his return from China. Shahzaib Ali Rahuja, a ...
By PTI in Karachi


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