Amid Coronavirus Crisis, China Considers ‘Complete Ban’ On Wildlife Trade

China’s top legislative committee on Monday began deliberating a proposal to ban all trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice believed responsible for the country’s deadly coronavirus outbreak. The official Xinhua news agency said the proposal was submitted to the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC). “It aims to completely ban the... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: No Nigerian among 29 infected foreigners, says China

The Chinese government said on Thursday there was no Nigerian among the 29 foreign citizens in China with the coronavirus. Two of them were reported to have died. China stated this on Thursday in its daily bulletin on coronavirus through its embassy in Abuja The Cable reports. The statement read, “As of February 19, the... Continue Reading →

PHOTOS: 16,155 Recovered Patients Of Coronavirus Infection Discharged From Chinese Hospital

A total of 16,155 patients infected with the novel coronavirus had been discharged from hospital after recovery by the end of Wednesday, the Chinese health authority said Thursday. saw 1,779 people walk out of hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said. By the end of Wednesday, a total of 2,118 people had died of... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: A Cameroon Student On How He Recovered

When Kem Senou Pavel Daryl, a 21-year-old Cameroonian student living in the Chinese city of Jingzhou, contracted the coronavirus he had no intention of leaving China, even if that were possible. "No matter what happens I don't want to take the sickness back to Africa," he said from his university dormitory, where he is now... Continue Reading →

Video: Infected Man Rubs Saliva On Lift Buttons To Spread Coronavirus Diseases In China

A man was spotted in a now-viral video rubbing saliva on lift buttons in an obvious attempt to spread disease amidst the Coronavirus epidemic. coronavirus has claimed over a thousand lives in China alone, with over forty thousand people left sickened by the virus. The government has since been trying to contain the virus as... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: Chinese ‘Whistleblower Doctor Confirmed Dead By Hospital

A Chinese doctor who was among the first to raise a public alarm about the deadly new coronavirus outbreak died of the infection early on Friday (China time), his hospital announced. Ophthalmologist Li Wenliang passed away from the infection at 2:58 am, Wuhan Central Hospital said in a post on its verified account on Chinese... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Coronavirus Cases In China Over 28,000, Says Chinese Govt

The number of confirmed infections in China’s coronavirus outbreak has reached 28,018 nationwide with 3,694 new cases reported, the National Health Commission said Thursday. In its daily update, the commission said there had been 73 new deaths from the virus — most of them in hardest-hit Hubei province, with three in other regions — bringing... Continue Reading →

Kenya Leader Warns Against US, China Rivalry In Africa

Kenya’s president said Wednesday that African nations should be free to cooperate with both the United States and China, warning that foreign powers were exacerbating the continent’s divisions. President Uhuru Kenyatta was speaking on a visit to Washington, where speculation has built that the United States will seek to negotiate a free-trade agreement with Kenya,... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: Drama As Reps Reject Motion To Evacuate Nigerians In China

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a motion to evacuate Nigerians in China following the outbreak of the Coronavirus. According to lawmakers who voted massively against the motion raised by the spokesperson of the house, Benjamin Okezie, China has better facilities to handle the situation than Nigeria. Despite efforts by the Speaker... Continue Reading →

Coronavirus: WHO Accuses ‘Wealthy Countries’ Of Failing To Share Data

The dramatic measures taken by China to rein in the deadly new coronavirus outbreak have prevented significant spread abroad, providing a “window of opportunity” to halt transmission, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. But the UN health agency’s chief also called for greater solidarity, accusing some governments of wealthy countries of being “well behind” in... Continue Reading →

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