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WHO probe team visits Wuhan market at heart of first virus outbreak
by Leo Ramirez - January 31, 2021 - 5:47pm
Members of the group arrived at Huanan seafood market — which has been sealed since January last year — driving into its barricaded premises as guards quickly blocked others from entering, according to...
WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that took first COVID-19 patients
by Leo Ramirez - January 30, 2021 - 4:20pm
The team of World Health Organization experts investigating the origins of the coronavirus met staff Saturday at the Wuhan hospital that received the first confirmed Covid-19 cases, before a scheduled tour of a propaganda...
WHO China mission set to begin as US demands 'robust' virus origin probe
by Leo Ramirez - January 28, 2021 - 5:38pm
The experts left their Wuhan quarantine hotel in a bus, wearing masks and peering at the media crowded outside, but it was not confirmed when they will get to start their investigation in the ground-zero city, or...
A year after first death in China, coronavirus source still a puzzle
by Leo Ramirez - January 10, 2021 - 12:06pm
January 11 marks the anniversary of China confirming its first death from COVID-19, a 61-year-old man who was a regular at the now-notorious Wuhan wet market.
US consulate in China readies for closure as diplomatic row rages
by Leo Ramirez - July 26, 2020 - 9:45am
The Chengdu mission was ordered shut in retaliation for the forced closure of Beijing's consulate in Houston, Texas, with both sides alleging the other had endangered national security.
Dead man lies on an empty street at China's virus ground zero
by Leo Ramirez - January 31, 2020 - 11:44am
A woman standing near the man, wearing pink pajamas and a Mao cap, said she believed he had died from the virus.
China's president inaugurates Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge
by Leo Ramirez - October 24, 2018 - 2:03pm
China's President Xi Jinping officially opened the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday, at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territo...
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