Chinese scientists find ‘effective’ antibodies for COVID-19

Chinese scientists have isolated several antibodies that they say are “extremely effective” at blocking the ability of the new coronavirus to enter cells. Their discovery could eventually be helpful in treating or preventing COVID-19. Zhang Linqi and his team in Beijing say a drug made with antibodies could be more effective than current approaches like … Read more Chinese scientists find ‘effective’ antibodies for COVID-19

China fears second wave of COVID-19 outbreak

About 600,000 Chinese people have been locked down after new coronavirus infections were reported near Hubei province, where the outbreak began. The discovery in a county in Henan province has further raised fears of a second wave of infections. While in the Philippines, the president has ordered soldiers and the police to shoot anyone who … Read more China fears second wave of COVID-19 outbreak

China addresses concerns over masks sold to Netherlands

China’s Commerce Ministry responds to media reports that 600,000 China-made facial masks purchased by the Dutch government were recalled due to quality issues. The ministry says it has found that the masks sold to the Netherlands are for personal protection instead of medical purposes. The Chinese company is said to have already made this clear … Read more China addresses concerns over masks sold to Netherlands

Chinese officials detail safety plans for overseas students

Chinese officials explain plans to ensure the safety of Chinese students overseas, which include booking chartered flights, sending out healthcare packages and organizing online counseling. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: … Read more Chinese officials detail safety plans for overseas students

Experts: Small chance asymptomatic patients can cause another outbreak

Chinese epidemiology experts say that thanks to stringent prevention and control measures, there is only a small chance that asymptomatic patients could cause a fresh coronavirus outbreak. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: … Read more Experts: Small chance asymptomatic patients can cause another outbreak

Beijing warns of countermeasures to latest U.S. restrictions on Huawei

China warns of retaliatory measures as Washington is reportedly reviewing new rules aimed at restricting the sales of U.S.-made chips to Chinese tech giant Huawei. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Instagram: … Read more Beijing warns of countermeasures to latest U.S. restrictions on Huawei

Chinese epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan wins first Being Edinburgh Award

China’s top respiratory expert has been named winner of the first Being Edinburgh Award. The award honors the achievements of alumni of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan has been at the forefront of China’s fight against SARS and COVID-19. He won more than 90 percent of the vote from the university’s … Read more Chinese epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan wins first Being Edinburgh Award

COVID-19: Turkey’s 3D printers make protective gear for medics

CGTN the Chinese state funded broadcaster, reports on an innovation from Turkey whereby 3D printed medical gear can be manufactured and distributed quickly, to assist with the Covid-19 outbreak. Like many other countries, Turkey is battling the coronavirus with a limited supply of medical equipment. As factories are striving to manufacture as many face masks … Read more COVID-19: Turkey’s 3D printers make protective gear for medics

Cuba: U.S. blocking of medical supplies violates human rights

China’s state-funded broadcaster, CGTN has reported on reaction to the US blocking Chinese medical supplies from being sent to Cuba. Cuba has condemned the U.S. for blocking donations of medical supplies from China to the island. Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said supplies from the Alibaba Foundation have not arrived, due to what he called “the … Read more Cuba: U.S. blocking of medical supplies violates human rights

StanChart Says China, HK, Singapore Economies Set to Recover

Apr.02 — The Chinese, Hong Kong and Singapore economies are set for a “healthy recovery” in the second half of the year, according to Standard Chartered Plc Chief Executive Officer Bill Winters. The “early and hard intervention” by health authorities to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in those nations will position them well, … Read more StanChart Says China, HK, Singapore Economies Set to Recover