The Extraordinary ‘China-Africa Solidarity Summit Against COVID-19’—New Initiatives

June 17, 2020 (EIRNS) — Chinese President Xi Jinping, who is also Chair of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation, gave the keynote address at today’s ‘China-Africa Solidarity Summit Against COVID-19’ event, which was co-hosted by the African Union 2020 Chairman and President of South Africa Cyrill Ramaphosa, and the co-chair of FOCAC (Forum onContinue reading “The Extraordinary ‘China-Africa Solidarity Summit Against COVID-19’—New Initiatives”

Chinese Government Goes Into High Gear To Contain the New COVID-19 Outbreak, this time in Beijing — June 16 Report

June 16 (EIRNS)—Chinese authorities are moving aggressively to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 that recently appeared in the giant Xinfadi market in Beijing, using intense testing, contact tracing, and quarantine measures. By June 15 Beijing had set up nearly 200 testing sites and contacted about 200,000 people who had visited the Xinfadi market since theContinue reading “Chinese Government Goes Into High Gear To Contain the New COVID-19 Outbreak, this time in Beijing — June 16 Report”

Quickly over 100 New Infections in Beijing—New Strain?

June 15 (EIRNS)—World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press briefing, today, that more than 100 new COVID-19 infections have now been confirmed in Beijing. A Global Times article on the investigation of the first 79 of these cases wrote: “The [novel] coronavirus found in Beijing’s Xinfadi wholesale market is probably more infectious thanContinue reading “Quickly over 100 New Infections in Beijing—New Strain?”

How China Mobilized Around COVID-19 — Lessons to be Learned

By Dr. Ernest Schapiro China Watch Institute, China Daily, the Institute of Contemporary China Studies, Tsinghua University School of Health Policy and Management, Peking Union Medical College issued a report entitled “China’s Fight Against COVID-19” on April 21, 2020. This report portrays the successful mobilization of the Chinese nation, from the top levels of governmentContinue reading “How China Mobilized Around COVID-19 — Lessons to be Learned”

China’s President Xi Holds Meeting To Discuss New Health Offensive, Lessons Learned

June 3 (EIRNS)— Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, State President, and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, presided over a panel of experts and scholars in the medical arena on the afternoon of June 2 and delivered an important speech on lessons learned from the pandemic. In attendance were some ofContinue reading “China’s President Xi Holds Meeting To Discuss New Health Offensive, Lessons Learned”

China/Uganda Producing Face Masks, PPE and Temperature Guns

June 6 (EIRNS)—China began producing face masks and personal protective equipment to fight COVID-19, at a factory in Uganda, that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni just recently commissioned, beginning the production of such equipment on African soil, a positive development for the continent. The June 1 South China Morning Post reported, “In landlocked Uganda, President YoweriContinue reading “China/Uganda Producing Face Masks, PPE and Temperature Guns”