World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged the world's governments to "test, test, test" after declaring the novel coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic on March 11. But since then the British government has moved from dropping its initial response-"herd immunity"-to locking down the whole country in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
When countries worldwide are racing to save lives threatened by COVID-19, some ultra-conservative U.S. politicians have been trying to politicize the pandemic for their own gains.
The timeline of coronavirus infection in the United States was extended as the new information released by Santa Clara county in U.S. state of California on Tuesday showed that a 57-year-old San Jose woman died at home to the COVID-19 on Feb. 6, over 20 days earlier than previously known first coronavirus death on the U.S. soil.
As the ruling party in the United States, the Republicans should win voter support by focusing on fighting the vicious coronavirus. However, it chose to paint China as an enemy to divert public attention.
The novel coronavirus pandemic could help China and neighboring countries step up nontraditional security cooperation for a stronger community with a shared future as President Xi Jinping has been committed to promoting neighborhood diplomacy based on the principles of friendship, sincerity, mutual benefit and inclusiveness, experts said.
China on Friday urged the United States to stop politicizing the coronavirus pandemic and called for solidarity and cooperation in coping with the contagion.
With over 1.4 million confirmed cases, 80,000 deaths and massive economic disruptions globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented an acute challenge not only to the health systems in all countries, but also to their economy and governance.
To fight the coronavirus pandemic, the governments and national public health organizations of the United States and China should cooperate closely while staying open-minded about the guidelines and measures adopted by one another, said Madelyn Ross.
Over the past seven years, Chinese President Xi Jinping has on various occasions stressed the importance of global health cooperation, expressed China's support for international health organizations, and voiced the country's determination to help improve global health governance.
The Chinese embassy in the United States has posted a questionnaire on its website to look into the demands of Chinese students, especially minors, wanting to return home from the U.S.
China's response to the coronavirus outbreak has been responsible, with especially a good job of information and experience sharing, which makes a significant contribution to the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, according to experts.
A detailed timeline published Monday has shown the fact that China has released information on COVID-19 and advanced international cooperation on epidemic response in an open, transparent and responsible manner.
Across-the-spectrum cooperation, not blame game with ulterior motives, is desperately needed now to prevail over the COVID-19 pandemic that has indiscriminately wreaked havoc throughout the world.
The director general of the World Health Organization has called on the strongest economies to help low- to middle-income countries avoid becoming overwhelmed by the impact of COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent the world economy into a potential recession, and some experts believe the worst is yet to come.It is, therefore, sensible for China to adjust policy plans to weather the possible external blow in the second quarter of this year.
Closer U.S.-China collaboration, a significant part of broader global cooperation and coordination, is key to the fight against an unprecedented pandemic like the ongoing COVID-19, several former U.S. diplomats and healthcare experts have said recently.
The Hong Kong protests which erupted in June 2019 against the fugitive bill rocked the city and quickly dominated headlines. Many have tried to understand and make sense of the situation.
China's experience in fighting COVID-19 may provide direction to the international community when tackling a pandemic that has threatened global public health and the economy, an expert has said.
The COVID-19 pandemic requires the cooperation of all, and China's help for other countries is an example of global cooperation to fight it, Southern African Development Community (SADC) Executive Secretary Stergomena Lawrence Tax has said.
Excluding asymptomatic novel coronavirus cases from the tally of confirmed infections in China is consistent with the country's official diagnosis criteria and is aligned with the mainstream stance that asymptomatic transmission, albeit possible, is not exerting a major impact on the trajectory of the viral pandemic, health authorities have said.
Greater China-U.S. economic cooperation and ties are urgently needed to help the world face the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to analysts.
While deploring a significant amount of misinformation and disinformation circulating on the Internet, some of the high-ranking officials of the Trump administration are also fabricating blatant lies themselves, including President Trump as well.
Face masks were a common sight across East Asia, but were shunned in the West. Experts say culture plays a significant role in people's decision in wearing masks.
No one can help those who make mistakes, repeatedly and intentionally.
As Washington's political crackdown on Chinese media outlets in the United States took effect on Friday, the two-faced nature of America's so-called freedom of the press is being fully exposed.
The practice of some U.S. politicians to cast blame on others when problems arise is not rare. Under domestic criticism on their sloppy response to the worsening situation of COVID-19, it is not beyond expectation that they posted tweets calling the coronavirus "Chinese."
With the whole international community gearing up for the joint battle against a dangerous coronavirus, the sole superpower on the planet is letting the world down.
The World Health Organization said on Monday that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 outside China has exceeded that inside China, sounding an alarm bell for the international community that the major battleground in this fight against the pandemic has shifted.
In his famous 1630 sermon, John Winthrop, who later became the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, warned his fellow settlers that they should consider their new community as "a city upon a hill" where their sins would be exposed to the eyes of all people.