China announces first clinical vaccine trial

China announces first clinical vaccine trial

One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday.

China has started the first clinical trial to test a vaccine against the new coronavirus, at a time when several countries are in a race to find effective treatment against the pathogen.
One hundred and eight volunteers, divided into three groups, received their first injections on Friday, according to the official newspaper, Global Times.

US limits number of Chinese correspondent journalists

US limits number of Chinese correspondent journalists

The measure applies to Beijing-controlled media and was the Trump Administration’s response to the expulsion of three Wall Street Journal journalists from China.

The Trump Administration has announced that it will limit the number of Chinese journalists linked to the Chinese Communist Party-controlled media who are correspondents in the United States.

More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

Death toll in mainland China rose to 42, bringing the total to 2,912, with the country registering 202 new cases of infection, setting the total at 80,026.

According to data updated by the National Health Commission of China, all 42 deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the epidemic.

Hubei, where several cities have been quarantined, with entrances and exits blocked, to a measure that affects almost 60 million people, has a total of more than 67,100 cases and 2,803 deaths.

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Previous balance pointed to 56 dead.

The death toll from the new coronavirus detected in China has now increased to 80, after 24 new deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the contagion, local authorities announced.

In this region, 371 new patients infected with the coronavirus were detected, bringing the number of confirmed cases to more than 2300 across China, according to data from the central government.

New virus has killed 17 in China

New virus has killed 17 in China

The number of fatalities from a new type of pneumonia rose to seventeen, with the death of eight more patients, while the total number of infected people reached 444.

The figures were put forward by the authorities in Wuhan, a city in central China where the outbreak originated.

The National Health Commission of the Asian country also warned today that the new type of coronavirus “can mutate and spread more easily”.

The virus was initially detected last month in Wuhan, which is also an important center for domestic and international transport.