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What Can and Can’t Be Learned From a Doctor in China Who Pioneered Masks

Wu Lien-Teh.Credit…Library of Congress SectionsSkip to contentSkip to site index What Can and Can’t Be Learned From a Doctor in China Who Pioneered Masks Dr. Wu Lien-Teh helped change the course of a plague epidemic in the early 20th century and promoted the use of masks as a public health tool. Wu Lien-Teh.Credit…Library of Congress… Read More »

China fast tracks experimental vaccines

China is preparing a major roll out of experimental COVID-19 vaccines across the country, with more than a million health care workers reportedly already receiving the jabs. The Chinese government has at least five coronavirus vaccines currently being tested, with officials rushing to obtain final approvals before they can be administered to the country’s 1.4… Read More »

Coronavirus cases spread outside China, fall inside, winning WHO’s praises

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) – Italy, South Korea and Iran reported sharp rises in coronavirus infections on Monday, but China relaxed curbs on movement as the rate of new infections there eased and a visiting World Health Organization team reported steep declines in visits to clinics. The virus has put Chinese cities into lockdown in recent weeks,… Read More »

South Korea, Italy, and Iran: Coronavirus cases surge outside China

Coronavirus cases have surged outside China, prompting other countries to adopt quarantine policies. An increase in cases was reported across the Middle East and Asia this week, and some nations have begun shutting their borders to contain the infection. For instance, Iraq closed its border with Iran, the government of which reported 18 cases of… Read More »