Tag Archives: China

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

[ad_1] Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genetic map of the virus “immediately,” and said its work and commitment to transparency were “very impressive, and beyond words.” …

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Global report: South Korea trials QR codes for Covid-19 tracing | World news

[ad_1] South Korea is testing a new QR code tracing system to track visitors at entertainment venues, restaurants and churches as it battles to contain persistent clusters of infection. It comes as Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, called for people to “live with the virus”. A church-linked Covid-19 cluster of …

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After coronavirus, China’s economy looks set to grow as world braces for contraction

[ad_1] Red flags fly in front of the Great Hall of the People as the third session of the 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) opens on May 22, 2020 in Beijing, China. Du Yang | China News Service | Getty Images BEIJING — The U.S.-China relationship is at a critical …

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Investors are dangerously downplaying virus, trade risks: Meghan Shue

[ad_1] Just as the economy is trying to reopen, the market is facing a new risk: Renewed trade tensions with China. Wilmington Trust’s Meghan Shue warns the threat is putting the strong rebound off the March 23 low in jeopardy. “We are definitely worried about U.S.-China tensions escalating. We’ve seen …

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New jobs created as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

[ad_1] Workers who can do their jobs from home are being forced to do so by the coronavirus, and many of these workers feel fortunate, even if they feel that they are working harder. Miguel Pereira | Getty Images As the coronavirus has forced businesses, restaurants, stores and theaters across …

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Trump China News May Not Break Coronavirus Stock Market Rally; Renault, Twitter In Focus

[ad_1] The U.S. futures are trading down as tensions continue to anchor between the two major superpowers: China with 2020 population of 1.4 billion and the US 331 million. Beijing has defied all U.S. threats, and it has made it clear that China is going to have more control over …

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Dow Surges 500 Points As Investors Bet On A Coronavirus Vaccine Breakthrough

[ad_1] TOPLINE The stock market finished sharply higher on Tuesday, jumping over 2.5% as Wall Street continued to grow more optimistic about a reopening of the economy and a potential coronavirus vaccine. Stocks are racing higher on hopes for a new coronavirus vaccine. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images KEY …

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NY deaths fall to lowest level since March

[ad_1] The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. team. China’s top diplomat criticized U.S. efforts to hold China accountable for its alleged role in the spread of the coronavirus, calling any aims to force …

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Remdesivir drug to be available for selected NHS Covid-19 patients | World news

[ad_1] A drug that reduces recovery time from Covid-19 will be made available to a number of NHS patients in “probably the biggest step forward in the treatment of coronavirus” since the pandemic began, the UK health secretary has said. Matt Hancock on Tuesday welcomed the authorisation of the experimental …

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