Articles about Wuhan

28 Nov 2022

Anti-lockdown protests intensify across China as demonstrators, police clash

As China is struggling to contain rising COVID-19 cases which are breaking records with every passing day, anti-lockdown protests are said to be growing in the country's major cities with reports of clashes.

24 Nov 2022

China records highest daily COVID-19 cases since pandemic began

Despite strict restrictions, China on Wednesday recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases since the outbreak in the country in December 2019, Agence France-Presse reported.

01 May 2022

New Omicron sub-variants can trigger new COVID-19 wave: Study

Scientists in South Africa have found that new Omicron subvariants—BA.4 and BA.5—are capable enough to evade immunity and trigger a new COVID-19 wave, Reuters reported.

10 Mar 2022

COVID-19 cases in China nearly double in one day

Mainland China has seen a dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases within 24 hours.

20 Nov 2021

First known COVID-19 case was vendor at Wuhan market: Study

The first confirmed case of symptomatic COVID-19 can be traced to a female seafood vendor at an animal market in China's Wuhan.

03 Aug 2021

China orders mass testing in Wuhan as COVID-19 outbreak spreads

Chinese authorities announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan on Tuesday as an unusually wide series of COVID-19 outbreaks reached the city where coronavirus was first detected in late 2019.

Coronavirus: China rejects WHO proposal to probe lab leak theory

In its strongest pushback against the "lab leak" theory concerning coronavirus' origins, China has rejected a proposal by the World Health Organization (WHO) to investigate the matter.

09 Jul 2021

COVID-19 likely of natural origin, not leaked from lab: Study

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, most likely spread from an animal source to humans and did not leak from a laboratory in Wuhan, China, according to a review of existing scientific evidence by a global team of scientists.

25 Jun 2021

COVID-19 emerged in China around October 2019, not December: Study

Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out across the globe, scientists have been trying to find the origins of SARS-CoV-2—the novel coronavirus that causes the deadly disease—to understand when and where the spread actually began.

08 Jun 2021

Donald Trump
US study gives further credence to Wuhan Lab leak theory

After US President Joe Biden revealed that the intelligence community is now exploring the lab-leak hypothesis, a US government national laboratory has backed the theory postulating SARS-CoV-2 virus leaking from the virology labs in Wuhan, according to The Wall Street Journal report.

24 May 2021

Did COVID-19 escape from Wuhan Lab? New report suggests so

Three researchers from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China fell sick and sought hospital care in November 2019, weeks before the country officially revealed the outbreak of COVID-19, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a previously undisclosed US intelligence report.

Can't rule out COVID-19 lab-origin theory, rigorous investigation needed: Scientists

The COVID-19 pandemic has been wreaking havoc, disrupting lives across the world since it broke out a year-and-a-half ago. Still, the origin of the novel coronavirus causing the deadly disease remains unclear.

WHO team probing coronavirus origins identifies two 'most likely' scenarios

A team of World Health Organization (WHO) experts investigating the origin of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in China has identified two "most likely" scenarios.

No indication of coronavirus in Wuhan before December 2019: WHO

A team of World Health Organization (WHO) probing the origins of coronavirus in Wuhan, China, said on Tuesday that it didn't find any indication of the virus at the epicenter before December 2019.

China granted WHO team full access in Wuhan

A member of the World Health Organization expert team investigating the origins of the coronavirus in Wuhan said that the Chinese side has granted full access to all sites and personnel the team had requested access to.

WHO team visits Wuhan research lab

World Health Organization investigators, on Wednesday, visited a research center in the Chinese city of Wuhan that has been the subject of speculation about the origins of the coronavirus.

30 Jan 2021

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that had early virus patients

A World Health Organization team visited a hospital on Friday where China says the first COVID-19 patients were treated more than a year ago as part of the experts' long-awaited fact-finding mission on the origins of COVID-19.

WHO team to begin face-to-face meetings with Chinese experts

World Health Organization experts will begin face-to-face meetings with their Chinese counterparts on Friday in the central city of Wuhan at the start of the team's long-awaited fact-finding mission into the origins of the coronavirus.

23 Sep 2020

Mumbai: In four frontline warriors, coronavirus-reinfection becomes more severe

The coronavirus re-infection turned out to be more severe in four frontline warriors in Mumbai, implying that nothing can offer much protection against the fatal disease, TOI reported today citing details from medical journal The Lancet.

Coronavirus: Chinese virologist 'has evidence' that China created SARS-CoV-2

A Chinese virologist has alleged that China manufactured the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which is responsible for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

As criticism against China on the global forum mounts, the country is working tirelessly to highlight its success against the coronavirus pandemic, rather than addressing questions about the disease's origins.

13 Jun 2020

Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh coronavirus cases

Authorities at China's capital, Beijing, are moving hastily to stem a fresh wave of coronavirus after few new cases were reported in the last two days.

Satellite imagery of Wuhan suggests coronavirus started spreading in August

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has wreaked havoc all over the globe, may have actually started much earlier than currently thought.

We have 3 live coronaviruses; none match SARS-CoV-2: Wuhan lab

Claims made by the United States that SARS-CoV-2 originated from a Wuhan lab are "pure fabrication," said the lab's director.

08 May 2020

China: Fundraiser for monument to remember COVID-19 victims allegedly censored

Since the coronavirus outbreak started in China late last year, the nation has been accused of silencing reports on the crisis.

Trump says he's seen evidence coronavirus originated from Chinese lab

Upping his attack on Beijing on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said he had seen evidence that the coronavirus originated from a lab in China. He fell short of providing details of the evidence he had seen.

20 Apr 2020

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

Luc Antoine Montagnier, the French virologist who had won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine, has claimed the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is man-made.

18 Apr 2020

Donald Trump
Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.

17 Apr 2020

Emmanuel Macron
China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

China, which has faced accusations of under-reporting cases during the coronavirus pandemic, has now admitted to some errors made in the past.

08 Apr 2020

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

An industrial hub of China, Wuhan, where coronavirus originated from in December 2019, re-opened after 76 days on Wednesday, an event that was marked by light shows.

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

In an extremely concerning news, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

20 Mar 2020

How China acted against whistleblowers who spoke against coronavirus handling

China, the home to coronavirus, wants to hijack the narrative surrounding the deadly disease, that has killed over 8,000 globally and infected over 2 lakh. President Xi Jinping wants the world to believe his regime had control of the situation.

How Singapore tackled coronavirus and set an example for countries

In Italy, the rise in deaths due to coronavirus breached 30% in a single day on Wednesday and the national tally has surged to 1,016.

05 Mar 2020

Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut

An employee of Paytm tested positive for the coronavirus in Gurugram, making it the 29th case in India.

27 Feb 2020

Sri Lanka
Coronavirus: 76 Indians, 36 foreigners evacuated from China's Wuhan

An Indian Air Force aircraft on Thursday evacuated 112 people from the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

18 Feb 2020

Liu He
Coronavirus: Wuhan hospital director dies as death toll crosses 1,800

The head of a hospital in the Chinese city of Wuhan died on Tuesday after being infected with the novel coronavirus.

18 Feb 2020

Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.

14 Feb 2020

One family's tragedy as Chinese authorities fail to contain coronavirus

Two weeks ago, brothers Wang Xiangkai and Wang Xiangyou arrived at a hotel converted into a temporary coronavirus quarantine facility in Wuhan.

Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000; WHO team arrives in China

The fast-spreading 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has claimed over 1,000 lives, Chinese authorities confirmed on Tuesday.

10 Feb 2020

Chinese citizen journalist 'forcibly quarantined' after reporting on coronavirus

As the calls for greater transparency grew wider in China amid a coronavirus outbreak, a Chinese citizen journalist is said to have gone missing.