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Coronavirus: 85 per cent of patients in China benefiting from traditional Chinese medicine, officials claim

Coronavirus: 85 per cent of patients in China benefiting from traditional Chinese medicine, officials claim

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:52 AM

More than 80 per cent of coronavirus patients in China are being treated with traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) alongside more mainstream antiviral drugs, according to local [...]
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New coronavirus cases in mainland China fall to lowest since January

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:52 AM

Mainland China had 327 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Thursday, the country’s National Health Commission said on Friday, down from 433 cases a day [...]
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Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:52 AM

Hopes the coronavirus would be contained to China vanished on Friday as infections spread rapidly around the world, countries started stockpiling medical equipment and [...]
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Starbucks reopens China cafes after temporary closures due to coronavirus

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:52 AM

Starbucks has reopened most of its cafes in China after temporarily closing them to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. CEO Kevin Johnson wrote in a letter to employees [...]
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China investigates release of coronavirus-infected inmate in Hubei

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:52 AM

China has sent an investigation team to Wuhan, the city at the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, after reports that a prison released an infected inmate who then travelled [...]
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Chinese destroyer aims laser at US Navy plane in ‘unsafe’ manner, military says

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | FoxNews | 6:52 AM

A People’s Republic of China (PRC) navy destroyer 161 on February 17 aimed a laser at a US Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft while it was flying above [...]
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Bill to help small telecoms excise Huawei goes to Trump

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:52 AM

The Senate has passed a bill to provide $1 billion for small telecom providers to replace equipment made by China’s Huawei and ZTE, sending the measure to President [...]
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Taiwan warns against fake coronavirus news from China

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:52 AM

Netisens in China are able to reproduce official Taiwanese government documents and replace the words to spread fake news about the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, [...]
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US demands China free Swedish bookseller

US demands China free Swedish bookseller

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:52 AM

The United States on Thursday demanded that China immediately free Hong Kong-based bookseller Gui Minhai, a Swedish citizen who was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Gui, who [...]
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Beijing ramps up crowd control measures on virus fears

Beijing ramps up crowd control measures on virus fears

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:52 AM

Fearing a resurgence of crowds as coronavirus cases drop, Beijing is not taking any chances, limiting numbers in parks, keeping shoppers apart in supermarkets and preventing [...]
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US companies say the coronavirus outbreak could cut China revenues by 50pct

29-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:52 AM

Some US companies are bracing for the revenue they make in China to be cut in half if the novel coronavirus outbreak extends into the summer. Nearly half of US companies in [...]
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World prepares for coronavirus pandemic; global recession forecast

World prepares for coronavirus pandemic; global recession forecast

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 9:52 AM

Hopes the coronavirus would be contained to China vanished on Friday as infections spread rapidly around the world, countries started stockpiling medical equipment and [...]
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Coronavirus far more likely than Sars to bond to human cells due to HIV-like mutation, scientists say

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The new coronavirus has an HIV-like mutation that means its ability to bind with human cells could be up to 1,000 times as strong as the Sars virus, according to new research [...]
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Coronavirus response delay could have seen 100,000 cases, China expert says as mainland reports 433 new infections

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The number of daily coronavirus infections in South Korea has exceeded those in China for the first time, with 505 new cases on reported on Thursday compared with 433. In [...]
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China says Wall Street Journal ‘admitted its mistake’ over ‘sick man of Asia’ headline

28-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that The Wall Street Journal had “admitted its mistakes” but not formally apologised for a controversial headline [...]
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