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China defends its COVID response after WHO, Biden concerns

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Beijing/Shanghai, China Reuters China defended on Thursday its handling of its raging COVID-19 outbreak after US President Joe Biden voiced concern and the World Health Organisation said Beijing was under-reporting virus deaths. The WHO’s emergencies director, Mike Ryan, said on Wednesday that Chinese officials were under-representing data on several fronts, some of the UN agency’s […]

WHO urges China to share specific data regularly on COVID situation

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Reuters The World Health Organization on Friday once again urged China’s health officials to regularly share specific and real-time information on the COVID-19 situation in the country, as it continues to assess the latest surge in infections.  The agency has asked Chinese officials to share more genetic sequencing data, as well as data on hospitalizations, […]