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National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China [to 16 Jan 2021]
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WHO team for virus origin-tracing arrives in Wuhan
2021-01-15
An international expert team from the World Health Organization arrived in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Jan 14 to work with its Chinese counterparts on origin-tracing and scientific research of the novel coronavirus.
The team landed at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport on Thursday morning, where they received throat swab and serum antibody tests for the coronavirus before going into a 14-day quarantine, according to China Global Television Network.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said at a regular news briefing in Beijing on Thursday that, during their quarantine, the WHO experts will have exchanges via video link with Chinese scientists and medical experts.
All of the team members had multiple tests for COVID-19 in their home countries before traveling.
The WHO confirmed the arrival of the international team of 13 scientists in Wuhan in a post on social media, which also said that another two scientists are still in Singapore to be retested after they tested positive for antibodies associated with COVID-19…

China to expand COVID-19 vaccination to include people aged over 60
2021-01-14

COVID-19 vaccine safe, effective, official says
2021-01-11
[See COVID – CHINA above for detail]

China’s COVID-19 vaccine found capable of neutralizing UK strain
2021-01-11
[See COVID – CHINA above for detail]

National Medical Products Administration [to 16 Jan 2021]
http://english.nmpa.gov.cn/news.html
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Chinese mainland reports 135 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases
2021-01-15
The Chinese mainland on Jan 14 reported 144 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, of whom 135 were locally transmitted and the rest arrived from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said on Jan 15.

Public likely to receive vaccines in February
2021-01-14
Vaccinations for the general public against COVID-19 are expected to start around Spring Festival, which begins on Feb 12, China’s health authorities said.

WHO team working with Chinese vaccine producers ahead of potential emergency use: WHO director-general
2021-01-13
[See COVID – CHINA above for detail]