Guangdong: Epidemic reemerges, people gather to protest closure order

Social problem 06/28/22, 16:45

Guangdong saw a resurgence of Covid 19. Many places were closed, and the number of infections was still increasing. Some residents protested the lockdown policy and sang, "China is at its most dangerous moment." The latest number of infections in Guangdong The Guangdong Health Commission issued a notice on the COVID-19 epidemic ...

Siping city cancels prison order and fines after criticism goes viral

Insights 06/02/22, 13:09

The northeastern city of Siping canceled the decision of implementing harsh punishment for people who avoided Covid tests. The first notice issued on Tuesday, May 31, was highly criticised and caused netizens’ anger. #Siping was a trend on social media even on June 2, as authorities deleted the controversial notice.   At ...

Epidemic: the food problem and access to health care

In-depth Reports 05/29/22, 14:55

The food problem  Dandong city in Liaoning province of China has been closed for more than a month. It's so difficult for many residents to have regular meals every day. However, according to NTDTV, the officials and businessmen continue to make money from materials donated for pandemic prevention. A video shows ...

Spending $1.71 a month due to the blockade, a Shanghai professor feels disgruntled

Insights 05/23/22, 17:12

The extreme epidemic prevention and control policy has caused many unbelievable but completely true stories in China. Everyday activities have become a luxury for the residents of the cities under strict blockade. The pro-Beijing newspaper Hk01 reported the extraordinary story of an adjunct professor in Shanghai. Recently, Lin Caiyi, deputy director ...

Elderly COVID patient declared deceased moves in body bag

Insights 05/10/22, 16:23

Postmortem workers were surprised to discover a corpse twitched on May 1. Funeral home employees in mainland China arguably experienced the biggest shock of their lives after a deceased older man suddenly moved. A video that went viral on the internet shows the harrowing moment at least three morgue staffers loaded the ...

Hillary Clinton, Press Secretary Jen Psaki diagnosed with coronavirus

Trending 03/23/22, 16:13

Two high-profile Democrats have been quarantined after seemingly contracting a highly contagious disease. Hillary Clinton and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki have both tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Clinton confirmed she is experiencing influenza-like ailments. "Well, I have tested positive for COVID [and] I have got some mild cold symptoms but am ...

Former President Obama’s ‘scratchy’ throat diagnosed as coronavirus

News 03/15/22, 17:16

America's 44th president caught a highly contagious disease on March 13. Barack Obama confirmed he has the COVID-19 (CCP virus) disease. "I just tested positive for COVID," he said on Twitter. An itchy and irritated windpipe were Obama's only symptoms at the time of publication. "I have had a scratchy throat for a couple ...

Washington DC mayor removes mask and vaccine mandates

D.C. 02/15/22, 12:17

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) lifted many pandemic restrictions in the nation's capitol, requiring proof of vaccination and covering the nose and mouth on Feb. 14. Bowser confirmed vaccination status and face masks requirements will be immediately "dialed back" across the District of Columbia. "The limited public health emergency that I put ...

Holiday cruise ship cancels voyage due to COVID wave

World 01/21/22, 19:47

A 10-night trip to the Caribbean was canceled mid-journey on Thursday, Jan. 20, owing to "COVID-related circumstances," Norwegian Cruise Line's Gem ship will return to New York. Following the announcement, the ship docked overnight at Philipsburg, St. Maarten, according to a Norwegian spokesman, and will be back in New York "soon." ...

Omicron isn’t going to stop us, says Mayor Adams

News 01/21/22, 13:45

“Let’s be clear on this—we are winning, we are going to win because we’re resilient.” the mayor stated at a press conference at the City Hall. Mayor Eric Adams declared on Tuesday, Jan. 18, that New York City was winning the battle against the Omicron virus outbreak, saying that, while the ...

US website to order COVID free tests launched in ‘beta phase’

U.S. 01/18/22, 21:44

The White House announced via teleconference that a web page to supply free at-home tests will be launched Wednesday, Jan. 19, as part of an overall strategy to make COVID tests available for millions of Americans. Half a billion rapid tests have been granted an Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA ...

CNN closes offices to most workers as COVID-19 cases rise

New York 12/22/21, 03:23

According to an internal message sent to CNN staff, the network will close its offices to most of its employees due to COVID-19 cases increase. The network, part of the WarnerMedia division of AT&T Inc (T.N), said on Saturday, Dec. 18, that the request is in place for all non-essential personnel. "We ...

3 ways for China to compensate $35 trillion for the COVID pandemic

Opinion 10/11/21, 19:31

During the more than 19 months since COVID-19 was discovered, over 4.5 million people have died worldwide.  If the virus really escaped from the laboratory in Wuhan, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) would owe the world at least $35 trillion in compensation. Also, not to mention the damage to long-term COVID ...

State Dept. spokesman tests positive for COVID-19 after participating UNGA

U.S. 09/28/21, 04:17

After testing positive for COVID-19, US State Department spokesman Ned Price stated that he would be self-quarantining for the next ten days. Price said his symptoms were relatively mild. "After experiencing symptoms for the first time this morning, I tested positive for COVID-19 shortly thereafter, & will now quarantine for the next ...

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