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When does a president's tweet go viral?
March 18, 2020

When does a president’s tweet go viral?

U.S. President Donald Trump is blaming China for COVID-19. His latest tweet labels it as the “Chinese Virus.” CGTN’s Zou Yue shared his concerns over Trump’s blame spreading as the leader of a global superpower at a crucial moment while facing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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March 18, 2020

COVID-19 shuts down Broadway

  Broadway, New York City’s thriving theater district, is going dark. Productions will be shut down for an unprecedented period of one month as New York tries to contain the coronavirus epidemic. CGTN’s Karina Huber reports.

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March 18, 2020

Asia Week New York impacted by coronavirus

  For many Asian art lovers, Asia Week New York is a must attend event. Every March, the city hosts a ten-day event celebrating Asian art, Asia Week New York. It features auctions, exhibits and special events. For the first time since its inception 11 […]

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What I learned from the temporary hospitals in Wuhan
March 13, 2020

What I learned from the temporary hospitals in Wuhan

All 16 of the temporary hospitals in Wuhan, central China, have been closed. They were transformed from public spaces over a month ago to help cure COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms. Back then infection numbers were rising by two to three thousand a day. While […]

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February 28, 2020

The lockdown: One month in Wuhan

This documentary is dedicated to all those who’ve been battling tirelessly against the COVID-19 virus in order to keep the epidemic at bay. Their efforts in safeguarding humanity from the virus will always be remembered.

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Sinophobia won't protect racists from coronavirus
February 19, 2020

Sinophobia won’t protect racists from coronavirus

Epidemics are not a new phenomenon. There have been many viral outbreaks since the beginning of times. Unfortunately the new coronavirus outbreak in China seems to have failed to draw sympathy, solidarity and cooperation from many in the West, who have tried to use the health crisis as a tool to denigrate China.

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First coronavirus patients discharged from Leishenshan Hospital
February 18, 2020

First coronavirus patients discharged from Leishenshan Hospital

The city of Wuhan, battling the coronavirus, is seeing more hope as more and more patients infected with this virus are recovering and being released from hospitals. The second makeshift hospital in Wuhan, the Leishenshan Hospital has seen the first two patients released today. CGTN’s Wang […]

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COVID-19 hits imports, dairy importers remain upbeat
February 18, 2020

COVID-19 hits imports, dairy importers remain upbeat

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, most Chinese not only have to stay home but also change their consumption habits. This has impacted some traders and importers who have suffered a loss due to the changing consumption patterns. Like many Shanghai residents, Chen Yao […]

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