quarantine

China Hints at Quarantines for Monkeypox

China’s state-run Global Times on Sunday used the World Health Organization’s (W.H.O.) controversial declaration of a global monkeypox emergency to demand quarantines for the disease, throwing in some sneers at the Western world for trying to live with the Wuhan coronavirus instead of imposing the devastating citywide “zero-Covid” lockdowns China insists upon.

1997 Brian W.J. Mahy, BSc, MA, PhD, ScD, DSc This image was created during a investigation into an outbreak of monkeypox, which took place in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 1996 to 1997, formerly Zaire. Pictured here, were the arms and torso, i.e., thorax and abdomen, of a …

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 …

Beijing Frantically Reopens Makeshift Hospital … for 12 Patients

Beijing’s government on Sunday reopened a makeshift hospital — previously used to treat Chinese coronavirus patients in early 2020 — to quarantine at least 12 Chinese coronavirus patients as part of the city’s effort to contain its latest outbreak of the disease, the state-run Global Times reported.

An employee works at a makeshift hospital that will be used for Covid-19 coronavirus patients in Guangzhou, in China's eastern Guangdong province on April 11, 2022. - China OUT (Photo by AFP) / China OUT (Photo by STR/AFP via Getty Images)

Report: Chinese Communists Beat Quarantined Woman’s Corgi to Death

A municipal health worker in southeastern China’s Shangrao city beat a woman’s pet dog to death with a crowbar on Friday while the woman was undergoing a state-run coronavirus quarantine outside her residence, Taiwan News reported Monday, citing security camera footage from inside the woman’s home that captured the incident.

Report: Chinese Communists Beat Quarantined Woman’s Corgi to Death

Coronavirus Panic: China Quarantines Entire Trains Heading into Beijing

Chinese health authorities ordered two high-speed trains bound for Beijing to “urgently stop” on Thursday so they could place all passengers and staff under a seven-day quarantine, saying they suspected “close contacts of a positive COVID-19 [Chinese coronavirus] case were onboard,” the state-run Global Times reported Friday.

Passengers wearing face masks wait for a train to arrive at Jiujiang railway station in Jiujiang, a city which sits on the border between Chinas central Jiangxi province and Hubei province, the epicentre of the country's COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, on March 18, 2020. (Photo by NOEL CELIS / AFP) (Photo …

Video: Taiwanese Legislators Brawl over Quarantine Policy

Taiwan’s Chinese Nationalist Party, Kuomintang (KMT), protested the coronavirus policy of the island’s ruling party at a legislative session on Tuesday, with several KMT members shoving opposing lawmakers to the floor of the parliamentary building and drenching others with water.

Taipei, TAIWAN: Legislators from the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) chant slogans at the Parliament in Taipei, 11 May 2007. Taiwan lawmakers review their annual government budget session at Parlaiment which should be approved in December 2006. AFP PHOTO/Sam YEH (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)