Coronavirus: Wuhan Locks Down Nearly 1 Million Residents

China’s central city of Wuhan, known as the origin site of the Chinese coronavirus, ordered an entire district of nearly one million residents to lock down on Wednesday for at least three days to contain allegedly only four new cases of the disease detected in the area Tuesday, Reuters reported.

A woman gets her throat swabbed for a coronavirus test as part of mass COVID-19 testing in a residential community in Shanghai, Thursday, March 10, 2022. China is tackling a COVID-19 spike with selective lockdowns and other measures that appear to slightly ease its draconian "zero tolerance" strategy. (AP Photo)

Wuhan Wet Market Turtles Carrying Cholera Alarm World

Four softshell turtles sold at a wet market in Wuhan, China — the origin site of the pandemic-inducing Chinese coronavirus — tested positive for a pathogen capable of causing cholera, a bacterial disease, on Wednesday, China’s state-run Global Times reported on Friday.

A man wearing a facemask to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in the city looks at a turtle for sale at a market in Wuhan on January 24, 2020. - China sealed off millions more people near the epicentre of a virus outbreak on January …

World Health Organization Revives Wuhan Lab Coronavirus Theory After China Calls Tedros ‘Irresponsible’

A World Health Organization (W.H.O.) advisory group published a report on Thursday urging the U.N. agency and international public health experts to further investigate if the Chinese coronavirus pandemic originated with an accident at a research laboratory, reviving a widely derided theory that the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) could have contributed to the pandemic.

Security personnel stand guard outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan as members of the World Health Organization (WHO) team investigating the origins of the COVID-19 coronavirus make a visit to the institute in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on February 3, 2021. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / …

Coronavirus Restrictions Return to Wuhan

Wuhan, China – the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic – was once again placed under coronavirus restrictions on Monday, including travel restrictions and mandatory nucleic acid testing.

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Coronavirus Causes Major Lockdowns in Its Hometown Wuhan

Communist Party authorities in China’s central city of Wuhan — the origin location of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic — locked down sections of the city on Tuesday to contain Wuhan’s most recent outbreak of the disease, the state-run Global Times reported Wednesday.

WUHAN, CHINA - FEBRUARY 10: A man wears a protective mask on February 10, 2020 in Wuhan, China. Flights, trains and public transport including buses, subway and ferry services have been closed for the nineteenth day. The number of those who have died from the Wuhan coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, …

W.H.O. Gifts Leader Tedros an Uncontested Election in 2022

World Health Organization (W.H.O.) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus will run for a second term at the helm of the organization in May 2022 unopposed, despite presiding over one of the most embarrassing episodes in the history of the agency: the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 11: World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus arrives at the Élysée Palace for the inaugural dinner of the Paris Peach Forum as World Leaders and dignitaries arrive in Paris for the first day on November 11, 2021 in Paris, France. The forum, which …

Coronavirus Forces China to Postpone Beijing Marathon

Government authorities in Beijing announced Sunday they would postpone the upcoming Beijing Marathon — originally scheduled for October 31 — until an unknown date in an effort to contain a new outbreak of the Chinese coronavirus in the national capital, Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported.

Participants compete during the 2021 Beijing Half Marathon at Tiananmen Square on April 24, 2021 in Beijing, China. More than 10,000 people participated in the race. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)