Tag Archives: China

China offering coronavirus candidate vaccines to state workers, Global Times says

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is offering candidate vaccines for the new coronavirus to employees at state-owned firms travelling overseas, as it seeks more data on their efficacy, state media Global Times reported on Thursday. No proven vaccines have been developed yet for the virus, although mass trials for a number of candidate vaccines are expected… Read More »

In post-lockdown China, student mental health in focus amid reported jump in suicides

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Some Chinese students returning to school after lockdown are grappling with familial conflict while others are stressing over how coronavirus disruptions have affected their academic performance, teachers and school counsellors say. FILE PHOTO: A thermometer and a sanitising gel are seen outside a classroom during a government-organised media tour at a high… Read More »

US spies having trouble assessing coronavirus spread in China, Russia: report

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. With nearly 800,000 coronavirus cases worldwide, intelligence agencies in the U.S. are having difficulties determining the outbreak situation in countries such as China, Russia, and North Korea, government sources told Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo previously suggested… Read More »

Apple store closings in China could delay 1 million iPhone sales, Wedbush says

Apple staff (red t-shirt) and a customer (R) wearing protective facemasks are seen inside of an Apple store in Beijing on January 30, 2020 NICOLAS ASFOURI Apple’s decision to temporarily shutter its stores in China as a result of the new coronavirus could delay up to 1 million iPhone sales but is unlikely to have… Read More »