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# china - Saturday 18 April, 2020

Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy protests
# Crack Down
# Crack Down

Hong Kong activists arrested over last year's democracy protests

Apr 18th 2020, 10:39 AM 13,166 Views 19 Comments

Last year’s rallies morphed into a wider movement calling for greater freedoms from Beijing.

# china - Friday 17 April, 2020

Wuhan death toll raised by 50% as Chinese economy shrinks
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Wuhan death toll raised by 50% as Chinese economy shrinks

Apr 17th 2020, 7:01 AM 63,914 Views 79 Comments

The country’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of the year.

# china - Thursday 9 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 28,341 Views 85 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 39,944 Views 24 Comments

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
# China
# China

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

Apr 8th 2020, 9:30 AM 42,181 Views 83 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Apr 7th 2020, 5:41 PM 27,258 Views 53 Comments

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
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

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

Apr 7th 2020, 7:24 AM 19,672 Views 87 Comments

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

Apr 4th 2020, 9:30 PM 18,846 Views 101 Comments

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
# Hubei Province
# Hubei Province

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

Apr 1st 2020, 7:17 AM 25,589 Views 94 Comments

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
# Shot In The Arm
# Shot In The Arm

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

Apr 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 41,949 Views 51 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Mar 31st 2020, 6:15 AM 45,549 Views 54 Comments

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
# Aer Lingus
# Aer Lingus

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

Mar 30th 2020, 1:12 PM 183,568 Views 108 Comments

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
# Personal Protective Equipment
# Personal Protective Equipment

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

Updated Mar 28th 2020, 9:06 PM 172,322 Views 137 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Mar 25th 2020, 11:30 AM 34,991 Views 57 Comments

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
# Quarantined
# Quarantined

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

Mar 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 123,705 Views 118 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Mar 24th 2020, 8:52 AM 29,221 Views 66 Comments

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

# china - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 22nd 2020, 12:02 PM 10,181 Views 9 Comments

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
# Quanzhou
# Quanzhou

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

Mar 8th 2020, 8:24 AM 26,840 Views 17 Comments

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
# Not Going Green
# Not Going Green

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

Feb 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 34,179 Views 30 Comments

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
# Mass Gatherings
# Mass Gatherings

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

Feb 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,971 Views 39 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Updated Feb 25th 2020, 3:20 PM 95,363 Views 69 Comments

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'
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

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

Updated Feb 24th 2020, 9:47 AM 40,170 Views 48 Comments

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'
# Africa
# Africa

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

Feb 22nd 2020, 1:45 PM 14,763 Views 12 Comments

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

# china - Friday 21 February, 2020

Spike in coronavirus cases in South Korea as it becomes second worst-affected country after China
# Daegu
# Daegu

Spike in coronavirus cases in South Korea as it becomes second worst-affected country after China

Feb 21st 2020, 7:21 AM 17,183 Views 6 Comments

The overall figure in the country is 156.

# china - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

Three Wall Street Journal reporters expelled from China over article headline
# Making The Headlines
# Making The Headlines

Three Wall Street Journal reporters expelled from China over article headline

Feb 19th 2020, 6:41 PM 20,882 Views 9 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Feb 18th 2020, 7:00 PM 17,637 Views 23 Comments

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
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

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

Feb 18th 2020, 7:29 AM 22,613 Views 10 Comments

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
# China
# China

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

Feb 17th 2020, 9:50 PM 14,107 Views 30 Comments

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
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

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

Feb 17th 2020, 7:32 AM 31,950 Views 17 Comments

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

Feb 16th 2020, 8:05 AM 14,894 Views 44 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Feb 15th 2020, 8:33 AM 19,634 Views 20 Comments

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
# Covid-19

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

Feb 14th 2020, 10:50 PM 13,498 Views 24 Comments

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

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets
# Trade Secrets
# Trade Secrets

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets

Updated Feb 14th 2020, 8:19 AM 19,701 Views 52 Comments

Donald Trump has repeatedly raised national security concerns about Huawei.

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

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

Feb 14th 2020, 7:19 AM 14,891 Views 10 Comments

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

# china - Thursday 13 February, 2020

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

Updated Feb 13th 2020, 7:50 PM 49,777 Views 41 Comments

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
# Coronavirus

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

Feb 12th 2020, 7:55 AM 11,964 Views 40 Comments

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
# Coronavirus Crisis
# Coronavirus Crisis

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

Feb 11th 2020, 7:11 AM 26,216 Views 67 Comments

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'
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

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

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 9:45 AM 23,585 Views 19 Comments

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
# Novel Coronavirus

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities

Feb 9th 2020, 9:21 AM 14,629 Views 43 Comments

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'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising'

Updated Feb 8th 2020, 6:00 PM 43,508 Views 70 Comments

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