It is China's largest public health response since it tackled the initial Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan, where the novel coronavirus was first discovered in early 2020.
Government proposes a 40 percent cut in fuel tax to offset the rise in gas and oil prices as the vital tourism sector takes a hit.
The East Asian nation reported a record of more than 600,000 coronavirus cases on Thursday, with authorities saying the country was near the peak of an Omicron-fuelled infection wave.
China reported another 397 cases of local transmission nationwide on Friday, 98 of them in Jilin province that surrounds Changchun, a center of the country's auto industry.
A peer-reviewed study, published in the Nature journal, investigated brain changes in 785 participants aged 51–81 whose brains were scanned twice, including 401 people who caught Covid between their two scans.
Covid-19 has infected more than 446M and killed over 6M people worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
Covid-19 has infected more than 444M people and killed over 6M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
Covid-19 has infected more than 435M people and killed over 5.96M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
Research published in the Journal of Marketing reveals that having a dog or thinking about dogs makes you more risk-seeking, while having a cat has the opposite effect.
Covid-19 has infected more than 424M people and killed over 5.9M worldwide. Here are some of the latest coronavirus-related developments:
A paper that takes a look at multiple studies from around the world suggests that taking vitamin C, vitamin D and zinc to boost immunity has no effect on saving Covid-19 patients from death.
Face covering requirements will vary at the 94th Oscars ceremony, to be held on March 27 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
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