Ma Xiaowei, director of the National Health Commission, said at a press conference that the one-week Lunar New Year holiday is the best time to allow massive isolation and disinfection to take effect.
China is working to meet surging domestic demand for medical supplies via various channels including international procurement to curb the spreading novel coronavirus, Wang Jiangping, vice minister of industry and information technology, said here Sunday.
China will ban all trading of wild animals at markets, restaurants and e-commerce platforms to control the spread of the novel coronavirus epidemic, a new notice said on Sunday.
China's Wang Qiang bowed out of the Australian Open in the fourth round on Sunday, suffering a disappointing loss to Tunisian Ons Jabeur 7-6 (4), 6-1.Settling into her rhythm, Wang hammered shots from the back of the court and appeared like she was primed for an easy run into the quarterfinals.
Staff members carry medical supplies to be transported to Wuhan in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, Jan 25, 2020. The first group of 147 medical staff of Jiangsu province left for Wuhan, the center of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak, to provide medical aid.
In accordance with international practice and China's relevant provisions on epidemic prevention, China has made relevant arrangements and provided necessary assistance and convenience for the U.S. to withdraw its diplomats and citizens from Wuhan, said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying on Sunday.
Multiple countries have rolled out measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus that caused an outbreak in Wuhan, a city in Central China.
The 33 samples came from 22 stalls and a garbage vehicle in the market, most were found in the western area of the market where wild animals were regularly traded, the center said.
A total of 1.23 billion viewers from China and overseas watched a 2020 Spring Festival gala show staged and televised by the China Media Group (CMG) Friday evening, the CMG said Sunday.
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has started developing vaccines against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), an official with the center said Sunday.
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has mobilized efforts to increase medical supplies to Wuhan, the center of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
China's domestically-developed AC311A light utility helicopter has completed its low-temperature flight tests, according to its developer the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).
A number of universities and colleges in China have postponed the start of the upcoming spring semester in the wake of the intensifying novel coronavirus epidemic nationwide.
China said materials donated from overseas to fight pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) will get fast-track clearance at customs.
The hospital, named Leishenshan Hospital, is expected to add around 1,000 beds for the patients, according to the Wuhan headquarters for the control and treatment of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus.
Li Lanjuan, a member of the high-level expert team convened by the National Health Commission, and an academician with the Chinese Academy of Engineering, spoke about key issues of the novel coronavirus epidemic that has so far claimed 56 lives and infected 1,975 in the Chinese mainland.
US aircraft manufacturer Boeing said Saturday that it has completed the first test flight of its new version of 777X twin-engine wide-body passenger jet.
People having traveled from China's Wuhan are required to place themselves under medical observation at home for 14 days even without symptoms of pneumonia.
As of 11 pm on Saturday, Beijing had confirmed 51 cases of novel coronavirus pneumonia, according to the Beijing Municipal Health Commission.He was sent to a medical institution in the capital on Monday and was confirmed with the illness the next day.
Hong Kong police condemned violent acts of rioters who blocked roads and assaulted police officers in Mong Kok on Saturday, the first day of the Lunar New Year.
Thirty provincial-level regions reporting cases of novel coronavirus in China have activated first-level emergency response to contain the spread of the viral pneumonia.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology downgraded on Sunday the alert level for Taal Volcano from alert level four to alert level three in response to reduced activity 15 days after the island volcano erupted on Jan. 12.
Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico and South Korea are exempt from the additional tariffs on derivative steel products, while Argentina, Australia, Canada and Mexico are exempt from the additional duties on derivative aluminum products, the proclamation said.
Outbound and inbound travelers should voluntarily report to customs officers if they feel sick with the symptoms of fever, cough and difficult breathing, according to China's customs and health authorities.
Shanghai announced on Sunday morning that seven novel coronavirus cases were confirmed on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 40. One patient, an 88-year-old man, died. Another 37 people are in stable condition and one patient is in critical condition.
The earthquake occurred at 8:55 pm local time (1755 GMT) in the province of Elazig at a depth of 6.75 kilometers and was followed by 401 aftershocks, according to the AFAD.
While coronavirus continues to spread globally, many multinational companies pledged donations to assist those affected by the highly contagious virus and fight against the outbreak.
To contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, all inter-provincial highway passenger bus services in Beijing will be suspended from Sunday, local authorities said Saturday.
Chinese health authorities announced Sunday that 1,975 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), including 324 in critical conditions, had been reported in the country by the end of Saturday.
Hong Kong on Saturday raised the government response to the new coronavirus pneumonia to the highest level with a series of measures from indefinitely suspending trains and flights to and from Wuhan to schools remaining closed for a longer period.