China has called for the complete and immediate lifting of unilateral sanctions against Syria, saying the “coercive measures” will hamper the war-ravaged country’s efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Eighteen firefighters and one forestry guide died while fighting a huge forest fire in southwestern China, the local government said Tuesday.
The Iranian Health Ministry spokesman on Monday put the number of patients who have recovered from the novel coronavirus in the country at 13,911, or 33.5% of the total infections.
A passenger train derailed after striking debris from a landslide in central China on Monday, injuring a number of passengers and staff, officials said.
A Pakistani scientist specializing in organic chemistry has said that the highly contagious novel coronavirus did not necessarily emerge naturally through mutation but rather may have been produced in a laboratory in the United States.
The novel coronavirus did not originate from a seafood market in central China's Wuhan City, according to American health experts.
Cases of coronavirus infection in the world have surpassed 660,000, while the epidemic has yet to reach its peak in the worst-hit countries of Europe and has just begun in the world’s poorest continent, Africa.
An Iranian stem cell scientist has rejected reports that the drug to treat COVID-19 is produced in the country, clarifying his team of experts are working on experimental therapeutic stem cell methods to treat the patients.
The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the global new coronavirus outbreak first began late last year, has eased travel restrictions after more than two months of lockdown.