Chinese study suggests Omicron reinfection risk

Chinese study suggests Omicron reinfection risk

According to recent research published in the Nature journal, people who were infected with the variant of the Covid-19 omicron virus are susceptible to re-infection by subsequently mutated sub-variants, especially BA-4, BA-5, and the BA-2-12-1 variants. The researchers cautioned that vaccination boosters centered on the original omicron variant might not provide broad spectrum safety against the emerging Omicron sub-variants. The study…

China launches campaign to boost psychological aid for the elderly

China launches campaign to boost psychological aid for the elderly

According to the Chinese National Health Commission (NHC), the country is preparing to launch a countrywide effort to provide and enhance psychological wellbeing for the elderly. The campaign, that will launch from 2022 and go on to 2025, intends to evaluate the elderly’s requirements  and help enhance their psychological health awareness. It will also provide…

Shanghai lockdown: China eases Covid restrictions after two months

Shanghai lockdown: China eases Covid restrictions after two months

Shanghai, China’s commercial centre and global trade hub, has removed Covid restrictions after two months. At midnight local time, most individuals were free to travel throughout the 25 million-person city. At least 650,000 people will stay home. People who catch Covid in China are quarantined or hospitalized. Their close contacts face quarantine and a lockdown…

Shanghai moves toward ending 2-month COVID-19 lockdown

Shanghai moves toward ending 2-month COVID-19 lockdown

Shanghai officials say they will take significant moves to re-opening China’s main metropolis on Wednesday, following a two-month COVID-19 shutdown that has slowed the country’s economy and trapped millions of people in their homes. On a nice Tuesday night, a constant stream of people strolled around the Bund, the city’s iconic waterfront park, some shooting…

China’s covid outbreak wanes as curbs eased to boost economy

China’s covid outbreak wanes as curbs eased to boost economy

China has reported the fewest new cases of Covid-19 in three months, allowing authorities to relax some of the pandemic’s most stringent viral controls and boost the economy. In Beijing, there were 12 infections on Sunday, down from 21 on Saturday. Movement restrictions were lifted in certain places when officials declared the outbreak to be…

Cameroonians in China are in distress as COVID-19 hits Shanghai, Beijing, and other cities

Cameroonians in China are in distress as COVID-19 hits Shanghai, Beijing, and other cities

Shanghai, China’s greatest metropolis by economic output, has been damaged by the COVID-19 lockdown, which was imposed in early April. As COVID testing has increased, residents have stayed at home. Cameroonians in various Chinese cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, said the ban has harmed them disproportionately. “Our current situation in Shanghai is quite bad,” said…

China Sticks To Zero Covid Policy As Residents Decry Uneven Rules

China Sticks To Zero Covid Policy As Residents Decry Uneven Rules

Beijing stepped up quarantine efforts to contain a month-old COVID outbreak, while Shanghai expressed dissatisfaction with unjust restrictions. In just over a week, the city of 25 million people will be free of a long-term curfew. Despite China’s “zero-COVID” plan for COVID eradication, new infection rates in China remain far lower than in many Western…

China’s Capital Imposes More Curbs as Covid Outbreak Continues

China’s Capital Imposes More Curbs as Covid Outbreak Continues

On Sunday, parts of Beijing were again placed under lockdown as the pandemic spreads across China as a result of Xi Jinping’s mismanagement of the Zero-Covid Policy. The experts have enforced a lockdown in the Haidian region, as well as Fengtai, Shunyi, Chaoyang, and Fangshan districts, as per China’s Global Times, citing a statement from…

The People’s Republic of China has donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines and syringes to Myanmar

The People’s Republic of China has donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines and syringes to Myanmar

The first five million doses of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine and two million syringes of a total donation of ten million doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 13.056 million syringes to Myanmar for COVID-19 prevention activities arrived on May 18 at Yangon International Airport and were met by appropriate officials. Five million COVID-19 vaccine doses and syringes…