Ice cream tested positive for coronavirus in China

China: Ice Cream Tested Positive for Coronavirus

VIRUS: Employees of the factory where the ice cream was made were quarantined and tested for coronavirus Three samples of ice made by a company in northern China have tested positive for the coronavirus. Tests had been carried out on these foods by the municipal centre for disease control. The 1,662 employees of the company have been quarantined and subjected to […]

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First death from Covid-19 in China for eight months

Coronavirus: First Death from Covid-19 in China for Eight Months

RESURGENCE: According to the official report, 4,635 people have succumbed to Covid-19 in China This is news that falls just as a team from the World Health Organization begins its investigation in Wuhan into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic. China recorded the first death from Covid-19 in its territory in eight months, health authorities announced Thursday. Several cities subject to […]

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Paris denounces the "continuous deterioration of the situation in Hong Kong"

Paris Denounces the “Continuous Deterioration of the Situation in Hong Kong”

REPRESSION: More than fifty opposition figures, including a US lawyer, has been arrested in Hong Kong, the biggest crackdown to date under China’s recent national security law France criticized this Wednesday the arrest of fifty opposition figures militant for democracy in Hong Kong, denouncing “the continued deterioration” of the political situation in this former British colony and recalling […]

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The Sinovac laboratory dedicated to research on the CoronaVac vaccine, in Beijing on September 24, 2020

Coronavirus: The Chinese CoronaVac Vaccine “Effective”, According to the Brazilian institute

EPIDEMIC: Brazil to order 100 million doses of CoronaVac from the Butantan Institute, more than double the 46 million initially planned The vaccine against the coronavirus CoronaVac, developed by the Chinese laboratory Sinovac, has “reached the threshold of effectiveness” required by the WHO, revealed the Butantan Institute, responsible for its production and distribution in Brazil, this Wednesday, without however make […]

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More than half of the population in China is overweight

China: More than Half of Chinese now Overweight, Report Finds

HEALTH: Overweight also affects children and adolescents in China: 20% of 6-17 year olds are affected by this public health problem which causes a large number of pathologies. It is also an effect of confinement: the lack of movement and physical activity may increase obesity problems around the world. More than half of Chinese adults are now overweight, according […]

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A new study that analyzed blood donations from December 2019 to early January helped show that the coronavirus infected people in the U.S. earlier than previously thought.

Coronavirus Was In U.S. Weeks Earlier Than Previously Known, Study Says

The coronavirus was present in the United States. weeks earlier than scientists and public health officials previously thought, and before cases in China were publicly identified The coronavirus was present in the United States weeks earlier than scientists and public health officials previously thought, and before cases in China were publicly identified, according to a […]

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A laboratory participating in the search for a vaccine in Shenyang, China.

Coronavirus: Two Chinese Vaccines Already Administered to a Million People

EPIDEMIC: China has allowed inoculations of unauthorized vaccines for the coronavirus to certain people since this summer wo experimental anti-Covid vaccines from the Chinese firm Sinopharm have already been administered “urgently” to nearly a million people, the pharmaceutical company said on Friday, without however providing clinical data showing their effectiveness. For needs deemed urgent – such as employees and students going abroad, or […]

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The port of Tianjin, near Beijing, China.

Coronavirus: Contaminated Frozen Food Imported in the Sights of China

EPIDEMIC: Two cold chain workers from Tianjin port in China were infected recently with coronavirus China reported Wednesday two employees in the cold chain, frozen food industry have been contaminated with coronavirus Covid-19 in Tianjin (north), in a context of growing mistrust vis-à-vis imported frozen food, linked to several outbreaks. The country has contained the epidemic since the spring, thanks […]

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China is showing growth in the economy in Q3

Coronavirus: China Records Growth Rebounds to 4.9% in Q3

REPRISE: In the first quarter the GDP of China had collapsed by 6.8% While the economic crisis, a consequence of the coronavirus, shakes all the countries of the world, the figures from China give hope to the prospects of a rapid return to normal. The Chinese economy indeed experienced a rebound of 4.9% over one year in the third quarter, […]

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Illustration of a Covid-19 vaccines project.

Coronavirus: Trials Launched, Schedule … Where is the Race for Vaccines?

RESEARCH: Currently, at least three Coronavirus Covid-19 vaccines have entered the last phase of their trial, before marketing  While the epidemic remains active over much of the planet, many hopes rest on the race for the vaccines against the Covid-19. Several laboratories announced this summer that they had entered phase 3 of their clinical trial, which […]

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