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City In China Tests 10 Million People After 13 COVID-19 Cases Are Found

Friday, October 16, 2020

Qingdao city officials say no new infections were identified. The extraordinary testing effort followed the appearance of a small cluster of COVID-19 cases centered in a city hospital.


Pandemic Causes China To Ban Breeding Of Bamboo Rats And Other Wild Animals

Sunday, June 28, 2020

The idea is to reduce the risk of spread of viruses through animal-human contact. Bamboo rat breeders are devastated by the loss of income. And critics say the ban has too many loopholes.


'We No Longer Wish For Much': People Of Wuhan Share Stories Of Loss And Survival

Friday, June 26, 2020

Meet some of the people in China who lived through the start of the coronavirus pandemic. They have not forgotten the weeks of isolation, fear and heartbreak.


Lockdown Measures Return To Beijing As Testing Reveals Cluster At Major Food Market

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Officials have discovered 79 symptomatic cases of the coronavirus linked to the Xinfadi food market, prompting a return to partial lockdown measures and fears of a second wave of infections.


Beijing In 'Wartime Emergency Mode' Amid Fresh Cluster Of Coronavirus Cases

Saturday, June 13, 2020

The Chinese capital closed some markets, locked down parts of the city and banned outsiders from some neighborhoods after finding links between a massive wholesale market and a spate of new cases.


With China's Economy Battered By Pandemic, Millions Return To The Land For Work

Monday, June 08, 2020

Measures to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic have devastated China's economy, shutting factories and urban jobs that millions of migrant workers depend upon. Many now seek jobs in their villages.


China Abandons Economic Growth Targets Amid Pandemic

Friday, May 22, 2020

The government chose not to set a GDP growth target for this year because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, economic policy will focus on reducing unemployment and poverty.


In Coronavirus War Of Words With The U.S., China Pulls No Punches

Monday, May 11, 2020

China's diplomacy has taken a strikingly "undiplomatic" turn, analysts say, as it counters U.S. accusations of starting the coronavirus.


Wuhan's Breakfast Tradition Is Back As Coronavirus Lockdown Ends

Sunday, April 12, 2020

After a 76-day lockdown, the city's reopening includes the return of its tradition of eating a medley of morning snacks.


The New Rules For Mourners In Wuhan Have Angered Many Residents

Friday, April 10, 2020

Zhang Hai's father died of the coronavirus on Feb. 1 and was cremated. Ashes can now be picked up, but the government requires a chaperone for visits to the crematorium as well as for burials.


As China's Wuhan Ends Its Long Quarantine, Residents Feel A Mix Of Joy And Fear

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

The end of the city's 76-day lockdown is a milestone in China's efforts to contain the outbreak of the coronavirus that sickened more than 80,000 across the country and overwhelmed health systems.


PHOTOS: Coronavirus Kept People Out Of Beijing's Parks. Now They're Coming Back

Sunday, April 05, 2020

As restrictions are relaxed in parts of China where the coronavirus struck, residents in Beijing are cautiously returning to the public spaces they love.


They Call Him A Hero: Dr. Zhong Is The Public Face Of China's War Against Coronavirus

Thursday, April 02, 2020

The 83-year-old, weightlifting pulmonologist is widely seen as a source of reliable information — although one recent comment seems to have been politicized by the government.


Mystery In Wuhan: Recovered Coronavirus Patients Test Negative ... Then Positive

Friday, March 27, 2020

NPR interviewed four residents of Wuhan who contracted the virus, recovered — but then had a retest that turned positive. What does that mean for China's recovery from COVID-19?


Chinese Authorities Admit Improper Response To Coronavirus Whistleblower

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Li Wenliang's warnings about the virus initially got him reprimanded by authorities in Wuhan. Now, six weeks after he died of COVID-19, Chinese investigators say they should have acted differently.


COVID-19 Has Caused A Shortage Of Face Masks. But They're Surprisingly Hard To Make

Monday, March 16, 2020

China makes millions of masks. But ramping up production is tricky. "Making masks is not as easy as you imagine," a pharmaceutical executive in China says.


As New Coronavirus Cases Slow In China, Factories Start Reopening

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Strict quarantine measures have prevented 300 million migrant workers from returning to work. Now local authorities are trying to get businesses going again. The main bottleneck: a shrunken workforce.


What Happens If You're Critically Ill In China — But Not With Coronavirus

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Residents say their relatives have been unable to get care for cancer, for childhood diseases and more as Wuhan and other cities put a priority on treating COVID-19 patients.


Restrictions And Rewards: How China Is Locking Down Half A Billion Citizens

Friday, February 21, 2020

No one can say whether the tough measures will help defeat coronavirus, But they've definitely changed daily life — and raised concerns.


The Wide-Ranging Ways In Which The Coronavirus Is Hurting Global Business

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Some factories are beginning to reopen, but labor shortages continue. In a recent poll of U.S. companies by Shanghai's American Chamber of Commerce, 78% said they lack staff to resume full production.