Nature, one of the world's top scientific journals, issued an editorial on Tuesday apologizing for associating the novel coronavirus with Wuhan and China in its news coverage.
The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases across the world surpassed 1.59 million by Thursday, with fatalities exceeding 90,000 according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Will the lifting of the lockdown in Wuhan, a city hit hardest in the country by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with emerging asymptomatic cases, give way to a second wave of the outbreak that had engulfed the city for the last three months?
Russia launched on Thursday a manned spacecraft with three astronauts onboard which will dock to the International Space Station (ISS) later in the day.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday highlighted the impacts of COVID-19 on women.
Beijing has been keeping guard up and will stick to the highest level emergency response measures to the coronavirus outbreak despite Wuhan, the virus hardest-hit city in the country, has lifted months-long lockdown to cut off the virus spread.
China is stepping up financial support for small businesses by encouraging small and medium-sized banks to offer loans to these enterprises at lower rates, with the help of the central bank's re-lending and rediscount program.
China's imports and exports improved in March on the back of better-than-expected industrial output recovery and sustained efforts to stabilize the global supply chain, the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday.
The fatality rate of COVID-19 is estimated to be 10 times higher than influenza, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in Geneva on Thursday.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian on Thursday refuted comments that China exports the Chinese model to foreign countries by sending medical teams, saying China never asks anyone to copy its methods.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson Thursday strongly condemned the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority in Taiwan for its "malicious" verbal attacks on the World Health Organization (WHO) and its director-general.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was on Thursday moved from intensive care back to the ward days after he was admitted to hospital with coronavirus infection.
Slanders and accusations on others will not drive viruses away, a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said Thursday.
The International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva Thursday said the global growth will turn sharply negative in 2020, noting that "we anticipate the worst economic fallout since the Great Depression."
A leading group of China's COVID-19 response on Thursday stressed measures to strengthen the test and treatment capacity of the disease in border regions.
Guidance on novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention and control as compiled by Chinese experts was made public by Zhongshan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University on Wednesday evening.
China will strengthen the prevention and control of forest and grassland fires in the spring and summer seasons, said Vice Minister of Emergency Management Zhou Xuewen at a press conference on Thursday.
The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases across the world surpassed 1.5 million Wednesday, with fatalities exceeding 88,000, Johns Hopkins University confirmed.
Nearly 2,000 deaths caused by COVID-19 were recorded in the United States for second day in a row, according to statistics released by Johns Hopkins University.
The Chinese embassy in Moscow maintains close contacts with its 160,000 citizens in the country, and will provide all necessary help to them, Beijing's ambassador to Russia Zhang Hanhui said on Wednesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping praised community workers for their important role in the battle against COVID-19, urging them to continue solid efforts in containing the epidemic and whole-heartedly serving the people.
Chinese State Council said on Wednesday that asymptomatic coronavirus patients can spread the virus and all local medical institutions need to report online detection of such cases in two hours.
World trade is expected to fall by between 13 percent and 32 percent in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts normal economic activity and life around the world, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said Wednesday in its latest report.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday called for support for the World Health Organization (WHO) after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to freeze U.S. funding.
"Please quarantine politicizing COVID. If we want to win, we shouldn't waste time pointing fingers," World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged here on Wednesday, saying "Unity is the only option to defeat this virus."
China's Long March 5B carrier rocket is scheduled to make its debut flight later this month at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province, according to the China Manned Space Agency.
A total of 63 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 61 from abroad, and 56 asymptomatic cases were reported in the Chinese mainland on Wednesday, according to China's National Health Commission (NHC).
A new modeling study published on Wednesday shows COVID-19 cases did not grow exponentially in China after February because of a combination of the containment strategy China deployed in the early phase of the COVID-19 outbreak and behavioral changes among the population at large.
The announcement by the United States that it is considering ending its funding to the World Health Organization will seriously affect the organization's operations, and harm international cooperation in the fight against COVID-19.
Wuhan will continue to enforce strict controls on residential communities to prevent a rebound of the novel coronavirus after the capital of Hubei province was reconnected with the outside world on Wednesday.