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Wuhan market had role in virus outbreak, but more research needed: WHO

05 May, 2020 7:42 pm 7:42 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – A wholesale market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan played a role in the outbreak of the novel coronavirus last year, as the source or possibly as an “amplifying setting”, the World Health Organization said on Friday, calling for more research. Chinese authorities shut down the market in January as part … Read More


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Three negatives and a positive: problems with coronavirus tests in China

04 April, 2020 9:59 am 9:59 am

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – Trader He Ximing in the Chinese city of Wuhan says he has no idea how or where he caught the coronavirus or why repeated nucleic acid tests showed he didn’t have it. He was not a coronavirus patient, doctors told him, even though he had been having difficulty breathing with what … Read More


China’s Wuhan raises coronavirus death toll by 50% citing early lapse...

04 April, 2020 1:36 pm 1:36 pm

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The Chinese city of Wuhan raised its death toll from the novel coronavirus by 50% on Friday, bringing its total to 3,869, amid doubts about the accuracy of China’s data on the disease as global cases mount. The central city where the virus first appeared in humans late last year added another … Read More


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Love wins: wedding preparations resume in Wuhan as coronavirus lockdown lif...

04 April, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – Peng Jing stifles a laugh as she looks into the eyes of her tuxedo-clad fiancee, Yao Bin, who is in turn trying not to step on the long train of her white wedding dress. “Smile!”, shouts the photographer as he snaps away. Weddings, birthdays and celebrations have been cancelled around the … Read More


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China’s Wuhan lockdown ends, but another begins as local coronavirus ...

04 April, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – The Chinese city where the coronavirus epidemic first broke out, Wuhan, ended a two-month lockdown on Wednesday, but a northern town started restricting the movement of its residents amid concerns of a second wave of infections in mainland China. China sealed off Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, in late … Read More


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Wuhan reports zero new coronavirus cases as China sees an overall drop in n...

03 March, 2020 3:44 pm 3:44 pm

WUHAN (92 News) – China reported a drop in new coronavirus infections for a fourth day as drastic curbs on international travellers reined in the number of imported cases, while policymakers turned their efforts to healing the world’s second-largest economy. The city of Wuhan, at the centre of the outbreak, reported no new cases for … Read More


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Pakistan appreciates people of Wuhan for their support at crucial time

03 March, 2020 4:27 pm 4:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has expressed deep appreciation to people of Wuhan for their support at a crucial time on Sunday. In a tweet, Foreign Office spokesperson Aisha Farooqui said Pakistan Air Force (PAF) plane carrying relief goods for medical staff including ventilators, disposable coverall, N95 and medical masks from Wuhan has landed in … Read More


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China’s Wuhan, where the coronavirus emerged, begins to lift its lock...

03 March, 2020 6:34 pm 6:34 pm

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance of normality to return and families to reunite. After being cut-off from the rest of the country for two months, the reopening … Read More


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Govt dispatches food rations to Pakistani students in Wuhan

03 March, 2020 12:23 pm 12:23 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has dispatched the stockpile of Pakistani cooked food rations to country’s students residing in Wuhan. This was told by Special Assistant to Prime Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Bukhari in his tweet. He said that as promised, Pakistani cooked food rations and supplies for … Read More


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IHC directs govt to inform court on policy about students stranded in China

03 March, 2020 2:45 pm 2:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday directed the federal government to inform the court on policy about Pakistani students stranded in China by March 20. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the petition regarding to repatriation of Pakistani students stranded in China’s coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan. During the hearing, the … Read More


Xi visits Wuhan, signaling tide turning in China’s coronavirus battle

03 March, 2020 4:33 pm 4:33 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday made his first visit to Wuhan since a coronavirus outbreak forced a lockdown of the city of 11 million people, in a sign that authorities’ efforts to control the virus are working. Xi’s arrived on the same day that Wuhan shut the last of 14 temporary … Read More


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‘China will take care of Pakistani students in Wuhan like own people’

02 February, 2020 11:38 am 11:38 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chinese Embassy has assured parents of the Pakistani students in Wuhan that the government will take care of students like own people. In a series of tweet, the embassy stated, “Outbreak of COVID-19 is being fully prevented and has turned out positive trend in China. The outbreak is preventable, controllable and … Read More


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Enraged parents of students stranded in Wuhan stage protest

02 February, 2020 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The parents of students stranded in China’s Wuhan province on Wednesday enraged during the briefing of Special Assistant for Overseas Pakistanis Zulfi Bukhari and Special Assistant on Health Dr Zafar Mirza. According to the reports, the enraged parents staged protest during the ceremony held at OPF Girls College. They refused to … Read More


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Govt directed to arrange contact between families, Pakistani students stran...

02 February, 2020 2:22 pm 2:22 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday has directed the concerned authorities to arrange contact between families and Pakistani students stranded in Wuhan During the hearing on a petition seeking return of Pakistanis from the neighboring country, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah ordered the Foreign Ministry to appoint a focal person … Read More


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China to open new hospital as virus death toll passes 360

02 February, 2020 8:05 am 8:05 am

BEIJING (AFP) – China’s death toll from a new coronavirus jumped above 360 on Monday to surpass the number of fatalities of its SARS crisis two decades ago, with dozens of people dying in the epicentre’s quarantined ground-zero. The 57 confirmed new deaths was the single-biggest increase since the virus was detected late last year … Read More