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#China

# china - Today’s News

From TheJournal.ie China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War' Tensions

China says virus pushing US ties to brink of 'Cold War'

Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Washington had been infected by a “political virus”.

# china - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal Protests

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China security law proposal

The scenes today were the most intense in months.

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals Hong Kong

Police fire tear gas as hundreds take to Hong Kong streets to protest China security proposals

Protesters chanted slogans such as ‘Stand with Hong Kong’ as they gathered in a popular shopping district.

# china - Saturday 23 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie China reports no new virus cases for the first time Coronavirus

China reports no new virus cases for the first time

The official death toll in the country of 1.4 billion people stands at 4,634.

# china - Thursday 21 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws Protests

'This is the end of Hong Kong': China proposes controversial security laws

The proposal follows major protests in Hong Kong last year.

# china - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Chinese man kidnapped as a toddler 32 years ago reunited with his parents Shaanxi Province

Chinese man kidnapped as a toddler 32 years ago reunited with his parents

Mao Yin was kidnapped and sold to a childless couple in Sichuan province in 1988.

From TheJournal.ie Potential Covid-19 drug could shorten recovery time and offer short-term immunity Race For A Cure

Potential Covid-19 drug could shorten recovery time and offer short-term immunity

The drug is being developed in China’s Peking University and uses neutralising antibodies.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump threatens to permanently stop funding World Health Organisation over Covid-19 response Coronavirus

Donald Trump threatens to permanently stop funding World Health Organisation over Covid-19 response

The move comes after weeks of finger-pointing between the US and China over the pandemic.

# china - Monday 18 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Huawei says its survival is at stake after latest US restrictions Growing Tensions

Huawei says its survival is at stake after latest US restrictions

The Chinese company has hit out at the “pernicious” attack against it.

# china - Friday 15 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research Hydroxychloroquine

Drug backed by Donald Trump does not help treat Covid-19, according to new research

In one study, adverse effects were more common in patients who received hydroxychloroquine.

# china - Thursday 14 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines Warning

US claims Chinese hackers have tried to steal information about Covid-19 vaccines

The warning has added to the battle between the US and China over the outbreak.

# china - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments Covid-19 This post contains videos

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments

The Canadian rock star went on a rant about the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week.

From TheJournal.ie Wuhan plans to test entire population of 11 million following new Covid-19 cluster China

Wuhan plans to test entire population of 11 million following new Covid-19 cluster

Wuhan reported the first cluster of new infections since the city re-opened after a 76-day lockdown on 8 April.

# china - Sunday 10 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases Lockdown

China and South Korea report new spikes in coronavirus cases

The spikes have caused concerns about the implications of loosening restrictions.

From TheJournal.ie Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19 China

Early suspicions on pangolins and a laboratory, but scientists still convinced bats and animal market played key role in Covid-19

“The market had an animal there that amplified the virus and gave it to a lot of people, because of the first 48 cases, 26 were associated with the market. That rings alarm bells.”

# china - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie US state of Missouri sues China over Covid-19 pandemic Missouri

US state of Missouri sues China over Covid-19 pandemic

“They must be held accountable for their actions,” said Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt.

# china - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Wuhan football team make an emotional return to virus ground zero

The local Chinese Super League side had spent more than three months away from their families

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump warns China could face 'consequences' over pandemic Coronavirus

Donald Trump warns China could face 'consequences' over pandemic

Trump’s comments were made after he appeared to back anti-lockdown protests in several US states.

# china - Saturday 18 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy protests Crack Down

Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy protests

Last year’s rallies morphed into a wider movement calling for greater freedoms from Beijing.

# china - Friday 17 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Wuhan death toll raised by 50% as Chinese economy shrinks Coronavirus

Wuhan death toll raised by 50% as Chinese economy shrinks

The country’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of the year.

# china - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Aggressive public health measures halted the spread of Covid-19 in China, study shows Lancet

Aggressive public health measures halted the spread of Covid-19 in China, study shows

Scientists also warned there is a substantial risk of the virus being reintroduced from abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Embracing the new normal after the Covid-19 shutdown - notes from a Kerryman in China Opinion

Embracing the new normal after the Covid-19 shutdown - notes from a Kerryman in China

Greg McDonough says life is returning to some semblance of normal for his family after the shutdown in China.

# china - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of people leave Wuhan after the months-long lockdown was lifted China

Thousands of people leave Wuhan after the months-long lockdown was lifted

Wuhan, in Hubei province, was the source of the global coronavirus outbreak.

# china - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Thousands start to leave Wuhan in China as ban lifted on outbound travel Coronavirus

Thousands start to leave Wuhan in China as ban lifted on outbound travel

Yesterday, China reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since January.

From TheJournal.ie China says it has had no new coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours Pandemic

China says it has had no new coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours

Authorities said there were 32 new cases – all from people who returned from overseas.

# china - Saturday 4 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

China’s figures, 81,639 cases and 3,326 deaths, are generally considered to be understated.

# china - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say Hubei Province

China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say

The researchers used a combination of case reports, public health information, and mobile phone location tracking.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine Shot In The Arm

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine

A candidate vaccine was developed for SARS but it never went to market.

# china - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates Coronavirus

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates

A study of over 70,000 cases of Covid-19 in China has determined a death rate from the virus of 1.38%.

# china - Monday 30 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds Aer Lingus

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds

The flight struck a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

# china - Saturday 28 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus plane sent to pick up €20m worth of PPE from China has landed in Beijing Personal Protective Equipment

Aer Lingus plane sent to pick up €20m worth of PPE from China has landed in Beijing

Aer Lingus flight EI9018 left Dublin Airport at 10.53 am this morning.

# china - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Spanish death toll reaches 3,434, surpassing Chinese total Covid-19

Coronavirus: Spanish death toll reaches 3,434, surpassing Chinese total

Only Italy has more deaths than Spain as a result of Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy': Irish couple describe conditions in Chinese quarantine hotel Quarantined

'I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy': Irish couple describe conditions in Chinese quarantine hotel

Lisa Belmour, from Clare, lives in Hangzhou with her husband.

# china - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie China to end travel restrictions in province where Covid-19 first emerged Covid-19

China to end travel restrictions in province where Covid-19 first emerged

From midnight tonight, healthy residents will be permitted to travel outside the province.

# china - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

The Belgium international recently returned to China after a spell in Dubai.

# china - Sunday 8 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie At least 6 people killed in collapsed Covid-19 quarantine hotel in China Quanzhou

At least 6 people killed in collapsed Covid-19 quarantine hotel in China

A video showed a toddler being pulled from the rubble and fitted with a face mask afterwards.

# china - Thursday 27 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese Ambassador: Ireland can learn lessons from how China initially handled Covid-19 outbreak Mass Gatherings

Chinese Ambassador: Ireland can learn lessons from how China initially handled Covid-19 outbreak

He suggested mass gatherings should be avoided immediately and that he supported the government’s view that the Six Nations game should be postponed.

# china - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as Switzerland, Austria and Croatia report cases Covid-19

Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as Switzerland, Austria and Croatia report cases

Here at home the National Public Health Emergency Team is meeting to monitor the situation and advance preparedness plans.

# china - Monday 24 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland' Outbreak

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'

Three people have died in Italy, which is experiencing Europe’s first major outbreak of the virus.

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