Health

China Is Testing Dead People for Coronavirus

A funeral home in southeastern China’s Shenzhen city recently confirmed that it requires negative Chinese coronavirus test results for corpses before it will agree to process the bodies, the Chinese state-controlled news website Sixth Tone reported on Thursday.

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China Is Turning Olympics Housing into Quarantine Camps

Chinese health officials recently transferred more than 1,800 residents of Beijing’s Haidian district to nearby hotels used to accommodate participants of the 2022 Winter Olympics in February as part of a mass quarantine effort to contain transmissions of the Chinese coronavirus, the state-run Global Times reported on Monday.

BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 26: Health workers wear protective suits as they stand outside a tent while waiting to perform nucleic acid tests to detect COVID-19 on local workers at a makeshift testing site in Haidian District on April 26, 2022 in Beijing, China. China is trying to contain a …

Report: World Health Assembly Unlikely to Pass Pandemic Treaty, but Biden Amendments Are on the Table

According to a flustered report at the Washington Post on Sunday, the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) might not be able to muster the support it needs for a sweeping “global pandemic treaty” at the World Health Assembly currently in progress, but amendments proposed by the Biden administration to reduce the influence of member state governments over W.H.O.’s disease outbreak declarations are still on the table.

Delegates gather on the opening day of 75th World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization (W.H.O.) in Geneva on May 22, 2022.