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Fighting tooth and nail to stop the virus from spreading out of control in Beijing

TOPICS: Beijing, China, coronavirus, market, outbreak, virus, Wuhan

Yesterday, Beijing announced the partial closure of the city and raised its emergency response to the second highest level after an outbreak of the disease was detected at a city market over the weekend. Authorities have cut corners and asked residents of neighborhoods classified as high- and medium-risk areas to stay home. The authorities have […]

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Trump announces that the U.S. is leaving the WHO and will sanction China for “hiding the virus”

TOPICS: China, COVID-19, Donald Trump, United States, WHO, World Health Organization, Wuhan

US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he has decided to “break” his country’s relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO), which he accuses of having mismanaged the health emergency of COVID-19, by believing too much in the information provided by China, and of being under the “complete control” of the Asian giant, which […]

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Germany joins the UK, US and France in asking China for the truth about the origin of the coronavirus

TOPICS: China, coronavirus, Donald Trump, France, Germany, laboratory, Mike Pompeo, United Kingdom, United States, virus, WHO, World Health Organization, Wuhan

It has already killed about 250,000 people worldwide and we still do not know the source of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus (CoV) that causes COVID-19. The version from the source country, China, is that it has an animal origin and is not a laboratory created virus. The Chinese government is considering a single hypothesis, that the […]

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What are the ‘wet markets’ that concern the WHO: in one of them emerged the COVID-19

TOPICS: bats, China, coronavirus, pangolin, wet markets, wild animals, Wuhan

In many countries, especially in Asia and Africa, so-called ‘wet markets’ are part of their daily lives. But ever since the current outbreak of the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the focus has been on these markets. The ‘wet markets’ are named after the floor where they are located, which is always soaked […]

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