The current outbreaks, while still in the hundreds of cases in total, have spread much more widely than previous ones, reaching multiple provinces and cities including the capital, Beijing.
The experts said knowing how COVID-19 emerged is critical for informing global strategies to mitigate the risk of future outbreaks.
A World Health Organisation (WHO) that visited China to probe the origins of coronavirus has said that most probably the virus jumped to humans via an intermediary species.
The team has now concluded site visits and will spend the next few days trolling through data and consulting with Chinese experts before presenting a summary of their findings
The WHO team has requested the Chinese officials to provide it with ‘detailed underlying data’ and it plans to speak with early responders and some of the first Covid-19 patients in Wuhan
WHO said that its team plans to visit hospitals, seafoood markets, the Wuhan Institute of Virology, and labs at facilities like the Wuhan Center for Disease Control.
Last year, two hospitals, Huoshenshan and Leishenshan, were built within days to treat Covid-19 patients in the city of Wuhan
The search for the origins of Covid-19 is likely to be a years-long effort that could help prevent future pandemics.
CDC has detected, isolated the living virus on the outer packaging in Qingdao. In July, China suspended imports of frozen shrimp after the deadly virus was found on packages and the inner wall of a container.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying's comments came in response to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's allegations of a cover-up by the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC).
The study shows cats are fighting off the virus with naturally developed antibodies, however, they could be at risk of reinfection.
The Harvard Medical School research analysed the satellite imagery of hospital parking lots in Wuhan. Also, it studied the data for symptom-related queries on search engines for things such as 'cough' and 'diarrhoea'.
As of Thursday, the overall confirmed cases in China were 83,027, including 66 patients who were still being treated, and 78,327 people who had been discharged after recovery.
As of Wednesday, Wuhan had 245 people with asymptomatic symptoms were under quarantine.
The last patient in Wuhan was cured on Friday, reducing the number of coronavirus patients in the city to zero.
Zall endured a turbulent 104 days on the road, including being stranded in Spain, because Wuhan was sealed off in January when the coronavirus killed and infected thousands in China
The research assessed data obtained from 21 hospitals in Wuhan, China of the demographic, comorbidity, and respiratory support provided to 168 patients who died of COVID-19 between January 21 to 30.
Coronavirus pandemic is, beyond reasonable doubt, an outcome of criminal negligence on the part of Chinese authorities, writes Lt Gen (retd) Subrata Saha
Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.PTI Photo
A member of Village Defence Committee (VDC) of the Lam village participates in a workshop organised by Army, in Rajouri district.PTI Photo
A family clicks a selfie at a cinema hall, in Thane. The Maharashtra government has allowed cinema halls to reopen from today.PTI Photo
Workers put EVMs and VVPAT machines into a helicopter for transportation ahead of Mandi parliamentary constituency by-elections, at Tandi helipad in Lahaul & Spiti district.PTI Photo
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami visits the rain-hit Dungri village in Chamoli district. Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj (L) and Disaster Management Minister Dhan Singh Rawat (2R) are also...PTI Photo
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