public health

China Launches Criminal Probe on Coronavirus Patient for Visiting Restaurant

Government authorities in northwest China’s Xi’an city recently launched a criminal investigation into a local resident surnamed Yao for allegedly “obstructing the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases” by failing to self-isolate after knowingly contracting the Chinese coronavirus, China’s state-run Global Times reported Tuesday.

BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 01: A Chinese paramilitary police officer gestures as he wears a protective mask while standing guard at the entrance to the Forbidden City as it re-opened to limited visitors for the May holiday, on May 1, 2020 in Beijing, China. Beijing lowered its risk level after …

Exclusive – Adm. Brett Giroir Details Public Health Infrastructure to Reopen America: ‘Surveillance, Testing, Contact Tracing’

Adm. Brett Giroir, the assistant secretary of health (ASH), told Breitbart News exclusively on Tuesday that the federal government is developing a broad-based effort consisting of wide-scale testing, surveillance, and contact tracing to be able to control the spread of coronavirus once the president makes the decision to reopen America.

Adm. Brett Giroir, M.D., Assistant Secretary for Health, speaks during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)