China has recorded its fourth rise in new coronavirus cases in a row. That’s despite some 13 million people already under lockdown in the country’s Shaanxi province. The spike in cases there has produced China’s highest infection rates since the pandemic’s very first outbreak in Wuhan.
A Covid outbreak first discovered in the Chinese city of Nanjing has spread to five provinces and Beijing, with state media calling it the most extensive contagion after Wuhan. Almost 200 people have been infected since the virus was first detected at the city’s busy airport on 20 July. All flights from Nanjing airport willContinue reading “Nanjing: New virus outbreak worst after Wuhan, say Chinese state media”
Multiple opportunities existed in Wuhan animal markets for ‘spillover into humans’ Covid-19 emerged naturally and is not is the product of an accidental leak from a Chinese laboratory, according to a team of internationally-regarded virologists, following a review of all available evidence. The finding – the second in a less than a week to declareContinue reading “Covid-19 originated naturally and not in lab, virologists conclude”