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Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
The COVID outbreak in Tibet started on August 7, 2022, and it was followed by sudden lockdowns. China as a result of the outbreak barred journalists and other observers from entering Tibet in order to assess the gravity of the situation there and to learn more about it.
While the rest of the globe is recovering from the Covid outbreak, Tibetans continue to struggle for access to basic services rather than having the time to heal.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
China is no longer adopting preventive measures to stop the country's Covid spread and is allowing Chinese nationals to move and travel as per their wishes, The Hong Kong Post reported, adding that this could result in a 2020-like situation when the pathogen spread across the world from W
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
COVID cases have surged in China after the government abandoned its Zero-COVID policy, according to CNN.
This comes as WHO held a high-level meeting with counterparts in China last week to discuss the surge in cases and hospitalisations. Subsequently, WHO's Technical Advisory Group on SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evolution and the COVID-19 clinical management expert network groups both met with Chinese
China has announced that the "iconic Potala Palace" in Tibet's capital Lhasa will reopen for tourism after being closed for more than four months. Several other major religious tourist attractions in and around Lhasa were also reopened.
In a statement, WHO said that the Technical Advisory Group on Virus Evolution (TAG-VE) held a meeting with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday and said, "The China CDC analysis showed a predominance of Omicron lineages BA.5.2 and BF.7 among locally acquired in
British-based research firm Airfinity has doubled the number of people it estimates are dying from COVID in China as the number of infections soar.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Turkish government which initially accepted Chinese vaccines is now scrutinising its efficacy after learning of China's involvement in data tempering of side effects only to enhance its vaccine sale.
"To make sure there isn't a Covid surge in the country, PM Modi has asked us to be careful. The government is also preparing if at the covid cases increase. Today mock drills are conducted across covid hospitals in the country to make sure people get proper treatment," Mansukh Mandaviya s
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Rising COVID cases in China act as a cause of concern, especially for countries that China supplies its vaccines to.
Amid the sudden surge of COVID cases in several countries, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Thursday issued an advisory and appealed public to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour with immediate effect.