Relief, caution in first Chinese New Year since zero-Covid policy dropped

By Alvaro Alfaro and Victor Escribano Beijing/Shanghai, Jan 21 (EFE).- After three years of the Covid-19 pandemic, Chinese citizens are celebrating their first Lunar New Year with relief over no restrictions, but also with caution due to experts predicting an increase in infections arising from the holiday period. In 2021 and 2022, people who usually … Read more

China claims worst of the Covid wave over

Beijing, Jan 12 (EFE).- China is past the worst of its ongoing wave of coronavirus infections, the head of the Covid-response panel under the National health Commission, Liang Wannian, said in quotes released by state media outlet CGTN late on Wednesday.  “For the overall situation, the first wave of infections is decreasing now in China; … Read more