Of the two other provinces, the north-central province of Thanh Hoa is also eligible to have its epidemic status lifted as no new case has been recorded there for 34 days, while the northern province of Vinh Phuc is still considered at risk. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s health ministry declares end of COVID-19 epidemic in Khanh Hoa
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And there's still a possibility that the coronavirus began to spread before we even knew it existed. "I think it is already a pandemic," said Dr. Amesh Adalja, an infectious-disease specialist and a senior scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in Baltimore. "I do believe that there likely have been cases in the U.S. and other places that went unrecognized, especially since the vast majority are mild and indistinguishable from other causes of the common cold." … [Read more...] about How will the coronavirus outbreak end?
It is a national-level initiative approved by the country's State Council and led by the National Development and Reform Commission as well as the People's Bank of China. … [Read more...] about China uses its social credit system to punish people who lie about their health condition and travel history to avoid coronavirus quarantine
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