Chinese President Xi Jinping's government is fighting the most serious outbreak in the country since last year's peak in Wuhan. The ruling Communist Party is reviving tactics that shut down China.
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The pandemic inspired some Wuhan residents to volunteer and help out. Others sought out a change of scenery after the lockdown lifted. Many still have PTSD, says Wuhan-based restaurateur Wang Fan.
Long before Wuhan gained its global reputation as ground zero for the coronavirus, the city was a hotbed of punk and indie rock.
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 the coronavirus.
President Joe Biden seeks a five-year extension with Russia on the New START treaty — the only deal left that limits the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals — with just weeks before it expires on Feb. 5.
More than 3,000 people died of the coronavirus in Wuhan, China. But there hasn’t been a case there since last spring.
A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.
The pandemic pushed our collective mental health to the breaking point with unprecedented stress, anxiety and fear. From screaming and baking to writing and singing, here are just some of the ways people around the world coped under lockdown.
A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a former lawyer who reported on the early stage of the coronavirus outbreak to four years in prison on charges of "picking fights and provoking trouble," one of her lawyers said.
This large-scale testing is possible in China in part due to big data monitoring that’s already set up to keep track of people’s movements in the country.