AI and our health data: A pandemic threat to our privacy | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: The pandemic gives big tech firms a chance to access the holy grail of datasets – your medical records. Plus, science journalists and their sources. AI and our health data: A pandemic threat to our privacy Put yourself in the shoes of the NHS, the United Kingdom’s tax-payer funded … Read more AI and our health data: A pandemic threat to our privacy | The Listening Post (Full)

Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000 – BBC News

The US has passed 100,000 deaths in the coronavirus outbreak in less than four months. It has seen more fatalities than any other country, while its 1.69 million confirmed infections account for about 30% of the worldwide total. The first US infection was reported in Washington state on 21 January. Globally there have been 5.6 … Read more Coronavirus deaths in US top 100,000 – BBC News

COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 58: Mental help for patients at every stage

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread to all 54 countries in Africa. As of Sunday, more than 500 confirmed cases and 21 deaths have been reported in Tanzania. CGTN has invited veteran experts from Jiangsu Province who worked on the front line in Hubei Province to share their first-hand COVID-19 treatment experience with their Tanzanian colleagues. … Read more COVID-19 Frontline Ep. 58: Mental help for patients at every stage

Special connection between school students in Victoria and Wuhan | 7.30

Students at two Victorian primary schools have been writing letters to students from Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus outbreak began. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2 … Read more Special connection between school students in Victoria and Wuhan | 7.30

Wuhan Tests Millions in 12 Days as China Fears Second Virus Wave

Wuhan, the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak, said it tested nearly seven million people in 12 days, concluding a campaign to test the entire population after several infections prompted fears of a second wave. A total of 6.68 million people underwent nucleic acid tests, of which 206 asymptomatic cases were reported, according to Bloomberg calculations … Read more Wuhan Tests Millions in 12 Days as China Fears Second Virus Wave

Xi Jinping: Wuhan will emerge stronger from COVID-19 epidemic

Party and state leaders in China have attended fewer deliberations of the delegations during the Two Sessions this year due to COVID-19 prevention and control measures. However, Chinese President Xi Jinping specifically visited the Hubei delegation. During the discussion with deputies, Xi said he believes Wuhan City and Hubei Province will no doubt emerge stronger … Read more Xi Jinping: Wuhan will emerge stronger from COVID-19 epidemic

CGTN Exclusive: Wuhan biosafety lab director refute rumors on COVID-19 origin

Since the outbreak of the #COVID-19, rumors and conspiracy theories have centered on the Wuhan Institute of Virology. In an exclusive interview with CGTN, Yuan Zhiming, director of the Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory – a Protection Level 4 lab, refuted the rumors and discussed efforts made by scientists there to fight against the virus as … Read more CGTN Exclusive: Wuhan biosafety lab director refute rumors on COVID-19 origin

China has maintained close cooperation with U.S. in virology research

“For a long time, we have maintained close cooperation with our U.S. counterparts in virology research. We’ve been in good contact with U.S. science academics in the fields of biosafety and the prevention strategies of infectious diseases,” said Yuan Zhiming, a researcher at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the director of Wuhan National Biosafety … Read more China has maintained close cooperation with U.S. in virology research

Yuan Zhiming: Public will finally understand the truth

Public fear during the initial stage of a pandemic outbreak was a natural reaction. But as the public learned more about the situation, rumors gradually dissipated, according to Yuan Zhiming, researcher at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the director of Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory, during an exclusive interview with CGTN. He was responding to … Read more Yuan Zhiming: Public will finally understand the truth

Medical staff sacrificed a lot in their fight against COVID-19

“All working staff at the institute were involved in the storm of rumors, and bore huge pressures,” Yuan Zhiming, a researcher at the Wuhan Institute of Virology and the director of Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory, said during an exclusive interview with CGTN. Though they were wronged and misunderstood, the researchers managed to endure the pressure … Read more Medical staff sacrificed a lot in their fight against COVID-19

Explore unknown pathogens, avoid disease outbreaks: Chinese researcher’s task

“The unknown viruses that we have discovered are actually just the tip of the iceberg. If we want to protect humans from viruses or avoid a second outbreak of new infectious diseases, we must go in advance to learn about these unknown viruses carried by wild animals in nature and then give early warnings,” said … Read more Explore unknown pathogens, avoid disease outbreaks: Chinese researcher’s task

Live: Chinese experts share COVID-19 working experience with BiH counterparts

CGTN invites medical experts from the Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, who have been to Wuhan City where #COVID19 was first reported as members of the hospital’s medical team, to share their experience treating COVID-19 patients with their counterparts from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). After the epidemic outbreak, the hospital has sent a number of … Read more Live: Chinese experts share COVID-19 working experience with BiH counterparts

Chinese expert stresses the importance of cooperation on COVID-19

“Our original aim for international cooperation is to work together for human health around the world, because we know that there are no borders in the research of existing and emerging infectious diseases,” said Shi Zhengli, a Chinese virologist based at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Chinese expert stresses the importance of cooperation on COVID-19

Chinese virologist: 15 years of research helps trace viruses like SARS

“We actually started to study bat coronaviruses in 2004,” said Shi Zhengli, a Chinese virologist based at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. “First, through these 15 years of research, we’ve figured out ways to trace viruses like SARS,” she added. 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 … Read more Chinese virologist: 15 years of research helps trace viruses like SARS

Expert: Animal infection experiments shows the cause of pneumonia

Shi Zhengli, a Chinese virologist based at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, stressed that animal infection experiments are an important step in pathogen identification during an interview with CGTN. She added that animal infection experiments conducted on February 6 and 9 proved that the coronavirus she and her team isolated were the cause of the … Read more Expert: Animal infection experiments shows the cause of pneumonia