Articles about Wuhan
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.
22 Jul 2021
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
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.
15 May 2021
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.
09 Feb 2021
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.
09 Feb 2021
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.
06 Feb 2021
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.
03 Feb 2021
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.
29 Jan 2021
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.
16 Sep 2020
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.
08 Sep 2020
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.
09 Jun 2020
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.
24 May 2020
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.
01 May 2020
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
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
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.
13 Mar 2020
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
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
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.
11 Feb 2020
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.
09 Feb 2020
Coronavirus kills over 800; death toll surpasses SARS
The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak has surpassed global fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic.
08 Feb 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Indians stuck aboard cruise quarantined off Japan coast
Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Friday confirmed that many Indians remain stuck on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to the coronavirus outbreak.
07 Feb 2020
Chinese doctor, who tried to warn others about coronavirus, dies
A Wuhan doctor, who was the first to person to raise alarm over a novel coronavirus, has died, Wuhan Central Hospital confirmed on Friday.
06 Feb 2020
Is China under-reporting coronavirus cases, deaths amid outbreak?
The official tally of confirmed cases of coronavirus surged past 28,000 on Thursday, while the death toll reached 563 in China.