Archive for February 7th, 2020

China adds new symptoms to coronavirus diagnostic list

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

China’s National Health Commission has expanded its diagnostic guidelines to help identify patients who have contracted the deadly new coronavirus. In an updated [...]
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China Airlines halts new recruit training due to Wuhan virus

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TaiwanNews | 6:02 AM

China Airlines has put off plans for new recruits to get on board as it gauges the impact of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak that has taken a toll on air travel. Around 100 [...]
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Coronavirus creates new cracks in US-China relations, as crucial phase one deadline looms

Coronavirus creates new cracks in US-China relations, as crucial phase one deadline looms

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

Less than a month after the phase one trade deal was signed, the fragile US-China truce appears to be fraying at the seams. At the root of the discontent is the rampant [...]
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China says Xi Jinping is directing its Wuhan coronavirus response, but he’s nowhere to be seen

China says Xi Jinping is directing its Wuhan coronavirus response, but he’s nowhere to be seen

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Yahoo News UKSince he first intervened in the Wuhan coronavirus crisis in late January, ordering “all-out efforts” to contain its spread, Chinese President Xi [...]
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Coronavirus: Wuhan to US military base airlift underway; passengers quarantined on arrival

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

The US government is airlifting people to military bases in three American states from Wuhan, China, the suspected starting point of the novel coronavirus now spreading [...]
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Coronavirus: AI firms deploy fever detection systems in Beijing to fight outbreak

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

Beijing authorities are scrambling to deploy more advanced artificial intelligence-powered temperature screening systems at various locations to keep the new coronavirus from [...]
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Chinese President Xi Jinping ‘confident’ coronavirus outbreak can be contained

Chinese President Xi Jinping ‘confident’ coronavirus outbreak can be contained

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

China is making good progress in containing the deadly coronavirus outbreak, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday during his first public appearance in eight days, as he [...]
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Coronavirus: WHO chief again deflects criticism of China and seeks $675 million in aid for developing nations

Coronavirus: WHO chief again deflects criticism of China and seeks $675 million in aid for developing nations

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

The World Health Organization on Wednesday again urged critics to hold off criticising China’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak and asked member countries to donate [...]
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Baby tests positive for China virus just 30 hours after birth

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A baby in China’s epidemic-hit Wuhan city has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus just 30 hours after being born, Chinese state media reported Wednesday. The [...]
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Coronavirus likely spread beyond quarantine borders before China’s ‘lockdown’ was in place

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 6:02 AM

China’s deadly coronavirus likely spread beyond existing quarantined areas before the “lockdown” was put in place, research suggests. Virtually unheard of [...]
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Exports to China plunge after Canada arrests Huawei CFO

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:02 AM

Canada can now put a price tag on its bitter diplomatic feud with China. Exports to the Asian powerhouse plunged C$4.6 billion ($3.5 billion), or 16%, to C$24.4 billion last [...]
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Travel bans upend Chinese lives

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Students blocked from returning to their universities; tourists forced to extend expensive holidays; a scientist cut off from her lab in the United States: coronavirus entry [...]
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Who owns the coronavirus cure? China’s move to patent Gilead’s experimental drug for the novel virus could lead to legal wrangle

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

China has applied to patent a drug candidate being developed by Gilead Sciences as the government rushes to find the cure for the deadly coronavirus, a move that could raise [...]
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China may delay annual meeting of parliament due to virus outbreak: sources

China may delay annual meeting of parliament due to virus outbreak: sources

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China is considering delaying the annual meeting of its top legislative body, five people familiar with the matter said, as it grapples with a coronavirus epidemic that has [...]
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China to halve tariffs on some US imports

07-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

China said on Thursday it will halve additional tariffs levied against 1,717 products imported from the United States last year, following the signing of a Phase 1 trade deal [...]
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