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COVID-19: Vaccine trials ongoing in 5 African countries

COVID-19 vaccine won’t change human DNA

It's scientifically false that a potential vaccine for COVID-19 would change people's DNA and make them "genetically modified," according to scientists and researchers....
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Is Trump’s disinfectant advice adoptable? Professionals raise alarm

Although U.S. President Donald Trump explained that his earlier remarks were sarcastic on injecting disinfectants and using ultraviolet light to possibly kill the novel...
Covid China Holds Discussions With African Ambassadors Over Fallout

Videos showing discrimination in China’s anti-epidemic measures are fake

Certain videos recently circulated online purport to show discrimination towards foreign nationals, particularly Africans, in China in its anti-epidemic measures. However, these are just...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

Has WHO ever kept U.S. in dark about COVID-19?

Nothing in the response to COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO) has been "hidden from the U.S., from day one," WHO Director-General Tedros...
Workers check machines at a workshop of Ningbo Jieli Cosmetical Package company in Yuyao, east China’s Zhejiang Province, Feb.25, 2020. Enterprises in the city have smoothly restarted production, making the most of intelligent equipment such as automated production lines and intelligent robots. Photo by Zhang Hui, People’s Daily Online

Will COVID-19 cripple China’s economic resilience?

As China works tirelessly around the clock to overcome the novel coronavirus epidemic, some skeptics are still stoking the idea that the virus will...
Cover of the report “China's Fight Against COVID-19 Epidemic: A Decisive Campaign” by the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS) Photo: Courtesy of the SIIS

Scientists refute theories suggesting COVID-19 has no natural origin

Health experts from multiple countries have rejected claims that COVID-19 does not have a natural origin, and condemned related conspiracy theories. "We...