Étiqueté : South China Morning Post (SCMP)
– The EcoHealth Alliance and Singapore’s Duke-NUS Medical School modelled bat distribution to estimate the risk of exposure to Sars-related coronaviruses
– They found about 400,000 get mild infections each year. The study comes amid contentious debate on how Covid-19 originated
– Mid-Autumn Festival plans cancelled and residents ordered to stay home in Xiamen, as Delta variant continues to spread
– Kindergarten and primary schoolchildren among more than 1,000 contacts in quarantine
– 22 new cases reported on Monday in the southeastern province, with initial testing showing Delta variant to blame
– The latest infections have been linked to an adult who returned from Singapore in early August
– Studies in various countries suggest China’s inactivated vaccines may be less effective overall than other jabs but protect against severe illness or death
– Some nations have wavered about administering the vaccines, but experts say they do help governments in need fight the coronavirus
One year since Covid-19 infections were brought under control in China, small businesses in the northwestern Chinese province of Shaanxi have been struggling to recover because of continuing weak consumption. The Post talked to several small business owners in the capital Xian, where hopes are high that the upcoming National Games, to be held there in September, will help restore spending in the city.
BEIJING, 7 septembre (Xinhua) — Les données de recherche et les faits sur le terrain indiquent que l’utilisation en Chine et à l’étranger des vaccins est efficace pour le contrôle et la prévention de la COVID-19, a indiqué mardi un responsable chinois, appelant la population à conserver sa confiance dans les vaccins et à se faire vacciner le plus tôt possible.
La Chine a beau se revendiquer comme un modèle dans la lutte contre la pandémie, plusieurs spécialistes du pays estiment qu’il va falloir se résoudre comme les autres pays à cohabiter avec le coronavirus. C’est ce que pense le virologue Feng Zijian, interrogé par l’hebdomadaire Zhongguo Xinwen Zhoukan.
– Leading respiratory disease expert says more than 80 per cent of the population is expected to be fully vaccinated by then
– Zhong says booster shots could strengthen efficacy of vaccines, citing follow-up study on early stage Sinovac trials
– A fourth straight day of single-figure local cases raises hopes the surge fuelled by the Delta variant is being brought under control
– However, more imported cases were reported highlighting the ongoing risk of more infections
– Schools and universities will start in September as scheduled, Ma Xiaowei says
– 36 of the 48 cities where there has been an outbreak had not reported a case in more than six days as of Saturday, he says
– Most of the 30 infections reported in the eastern city of Yangzhou where a strict lockdown is in effect
– City offers rewards for reporting residents evading mass testing
BEIJING, 14 août (Xinhua) — La Chine s’est engagée vendredi à poursuivre sa participation au traçage scientifique de l’origine du COVID-19, exhortant le secrétariat de l’OMS à consulter pleinement les pays membres sur le plan de travail mondial sur cette question, et à mener une coopération efficace.
– 181 new cases including 108 local symptomatic infections, the highest since the current wave began on July 20
– Authorities tightening the country’s pandemic control measures amid fears of Delta variant spreading
– As authorities battle a widespread outbreak, the Delta strain is putting the zero-tolerance strategy to the test
– And as other countries start to open up, some public health experts are asking if the rules should be relaxed
Il s’agit seulement de 71 contaminations relevées mercredi dans tout le pays, mais la Chine n’avait pas connu un tel chiffre depuis janvier dernier.