Shaoxing, a city in Zhejiang province, is carrying out an emergency COVID-19 vaccine inoculation program as the winter approaches and cases continue to rise globally.
Brazil on Wednesday said its COVID-19 death toll surpassed 155,000 after 566 more patients died of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, pushing the number of fatalities to 155,403.
Poland's daily number of confirmed coronavirus cases broke 10,000 for the first time on Wednesday.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Spain since the start of the pandemic surpassed one million after the country's Ministry of Health confirmed 16,973 new cases on Wednesday to take the total to 1,005,295.
Greece's National Public Health Organization on Wednesday reported 865 new COVID-19 infections within the past 24 hours, the largest new daily surge registered since the first case was diagnosed in the country on Feb. 26.
China's Minister of Education Chen Baosheng on Wednesday called for promoting the opening up of education and introducing high-quality education resources from abroad.
Morocco registered 3,577 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, taking the tally of infections in the North African country to 182,580, the health ministry said in a statement.
Experts are warning that the U.S. is seeing a “rapid acceleration” of COVID-19 cases, as the country confirmed over 60,000 new cases on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins University tracking.
China will be able to meet all of its nine pollution control targets during the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) period as scheduled, a senior environmental official said on Wednesday.
The European Commission has signed contract with pharmaceutical company Johnson &Johnson (J&J), which will enable European Union (EU) member states to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for up to 400 million people.
Countries in Europe saw their daily coronavirus infection numbers set new records yet again on Wednesday as Spain's total cases reached 1,005,295, becoming the first country in the European Union (EU) whose COVID-19 cases have topped one million.
The National Restaurant Association of the United States on Wednesday released its latest COVID-19 Safe Operating Guidance, recommending to the industry the practices that can be used to help mitigate exposure to the novel coronavirus.
Hungary on Wednesday registered 1,423 new COVID-19 cases in a 24-hour span, raising the national total to 50,180, according to the government's coronavirus information website.
The Universal Beijing Resort in the city's Tongzhou district is gearing up for trial operations in the spring.
The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) has discovered two new crab species in Mimika district, Papua province, a researcher said on Wednesday.
Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported eight additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking Hong Kong's tally to 5,269.
China is also expected to meet the target of ensuring "fairly good air quality" on at least 84.5 percent of days in 337 major cities by the end of the year, he said.
Chinese embassy on Wednesday handed over 150 sets of high flow humidifier to the Philippines in the latest batch of medical equipment donated by China to help the Southeast Asian country fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local authorities in Italy are taking respective measures in their own regions to battle a pandemic as a second wave of COVID-19 cases are now sweeping the country.
"My People, My Homeland," a five-part film depicting China's achievements in the fight against poverty, saw its total Chinese box office revenue surpass 2.5 billion yuan (about 374 million U.S. dollars) early on Wednesday.
Three people were killed and 15 others injured in an explosion inside a four-storey building in Pakistan's southern port city of Karachi on Wednesday morning, local media said.
The Spanish government is mulling new restrictions including curfews to contain a new wave of COVID-19 infections, Health Minister Salvador Illa said Tuesday.
Around 140 world-class award winners, including 61 Nobel Prize laureates, will participate in the third World Laureates Forum in Shanghai from Oct 30 through Nov 1, according to organizers.
National forest land in five Colorado counties will temporarily close because of extreme fire conditions and blazes that continue to rage throughout the region, CNN reported on Tuesday.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed on Tuesday announced the launch of the Stand Together campaign to denounce and combat racial discrimination in the city.
Australian researchers and their international colleagues discovered another pathway the COVID-19 virus uses to get into human cells, which may explain the high infection rate of the virus comparing to other similar viruses.
China has published a compilation of standards to regulate the quality of over 150 kinds of geo-authentic traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) herbs and drug materials.
Authorities in the Australian State of Victoria suspect they have recorded a rare case of COVID-19 reinfection, after a man tested positive on Tuesday having initially contracted the disease in July.
South Korea reported 91 more cases of COVID-19 as of 0:00 a.m. Wednesday local time compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections to 25,424.
The number of COVID-19 infections in Colombia has reached 974,139, with 8,256 new cases registered in the last 24 hours, Colombian health authorities said Tuesday.