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# china - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Aggressive public health measures halted the spread of Covid-19 in China, study shows

Scientists also warned there is a substantial risk of the virus being reintroduced from abroad.

Embracing the new normal after the Covid-19 shutdown - notes from a Kerryman in China

Greg McDonough says life is returning to some semblance of normal for his family after the shutdown in China.

# china - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Thousands of people leave Wuhan after the months-long lockdown was lifted

Wuhan, in Hubei province, was the source of the global coronavirus outbreak.

# china - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Thousands start to leave Wuhan in China as ban lifted on outbound travel

Yesterday, China reported no new coronavirus deaths for the first time since January.

China says it has had no new coronavirus deaths over the past 24 hours

Authorities said there were 32 new cases – all from people who returned from overseas.

# china - Saturday 4 April, 2020

China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

China pauses to remember victims of coronavirus outbreak

China’s figures, 81,639 cases and 3,326 deaths, are generally considered to be understated.

# china - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say

The researchers used a combination of case reports, public health information, and mobile phone location tracking.

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine

A candidate vaccine was developed for SARS but it never went to market.

# china - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates

A study of over 70,000 cases of Covid-19 in China has determined a death rate from the virus of 1.38%.

# china - Monday 30 March, 2020

Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds

The flight struck a flock of birds shortly after take-off.

# china - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Aer Lingus plane sent to pick up €20m worth of PPE from China has landed in Beijing

Aer Lingus flight EI9018 left Dublin Airport at 10.53 am this morning.

# china - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

Coronavirus: Spanish death toll reaches 3,434, surpassing Chinese total

Only Italy has more deaths than Spain as a result of Covid-19.

'I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy': Irish couple describe conditions in Chinese quarantine hotel

Lisa Belmour, from Clare, lives in Hangzhou with her husband.

# china - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

China to end travel restrictions in province where Covid-19 first emerged

From midnight tonight, healthy residents will be permitted to travel outside the province.

# china - Sunday 22 March, 2020

From The42 Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus Covid-19

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

The Belgium international recently returned to China after a spell in Dubai.

# china - Sunday 8 March, 2020

At least 6 people killed in collapsed Covid-19 quarantine hotel in China

A video showed a toddler being pulled from the rubble and fitted with a face mask afterwards.

# china - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

Chinese Ambassador: Ireland can learn lessons from how China initially handled Covid-19 outbreak

He suggested mass gatherings should be avoided immediately and that he supported the government’s view that the Six Nations game should be postponed.

# china - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as Switzerland, Austria and Croatia report cases

Here at home the National Public Health Emergency Team is meeting to monitor the situation and advance preparedness plans.

# china - Monday 24 February, 2020

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'

Three people have died in Italy, which is experiencing Europe’s first major outbreak of the virus.

# china - Saturday 22 February, 2020

WHO warns Africa is ill-equipped to deal with coronavirus due to 'weaker health systems'

There has been 200 suspected cases on the continent but nearly all have been confirmed negative.

# china - Friday 21 February, 2020

# china - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Three Wall Street Journal reporters expelled from China over article headline

The United States protested what it called an affront to press freedom, one day after it tightened rules on Chinese media organisations.

# china - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Opinion: Yes, we're still on coronavirus lockdown in China, weeks later

Irishman Greg McDonough shares his family’s experience while housebound in China during the Covid-19 virus outbreak.

Hospital director at epicentre of coronavirus epidemic in China dies of the virus

More than 72,000 people have been infected with the virus, also known as Covid-19.

# china - Monday 17 February, 2020

New leaks show Uighur community detained in camps because of their religion

A database profiles the internment of 311 individuals and their relatives abroad.

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness

Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.

# china - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Chinese authorities reported the number of new cases has fallen for the third straight day.

# china - Saturday 15 February, 2020

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

# china - Friday 14 February, 2020

Tokyo Olympics remains on track amid coronavirus fears, but organisers say 'no plan B' in place

Covid-19 has infected almost 64,000 people globally.

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets

Donald Trump has repeatedly raised national security concerns about Huawei.

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# china - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

# china - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing Coronavirus This post contains videos

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing

In Japan, 39 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.

# china - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow

The death toll is beyond that of the outbreak of SARs in 2002.

# china - Monday 10 February, 2020

UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health'

Under new measures announce today the UK Department of Health said people can be forcibly quarantined.

# china - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities Novel Coronavirus This post contains videos

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities

A reduction in new cases has, however, provided hope the spread of the disease may be slowing.

# china - Saturday 8 February, 2020

WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising'

Five British nationals, including a child, have now tested positive for the virus in France.

# china - Friday 7 February, 2020

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads

There have been no cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

More than 630 people in China have now died from the virus.