China to fully reopen borders to foreigners but near-term hurdles…

Posted by March 13, 2023

China to resume issuance of all types of visas from WednesdayAreas in China that required no visas prior to pandemic will revert to visa-free entryForeigners wi

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More than half of the world will be overweight or…

Posted by March 2, 2023

LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) - More than half of the world's population will be overweight or obese by 2035 without significant action, according to a new report.T

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Under-funded WHO seeks ‘reinforced’ role in global health at key…

Posted by January 30, 2023

WHO's executive board meets from Jan. 30-Feb. 7WHO seeking $6.86 bln for 2024-2025 budgetBody seen pushing for bigger role in global health crisesGENEVA, Jan 30

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China reports huge rise in COVID-related deaths after data criticism

Posted by January 14, 2023

Nearly 60,000 COVID-related hospital deaths reportedChina has been criticised for under-reporting COVID deathsOfficial says emergency hospitalisations have peak

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Chinese hospitals ‘extremely busy’ as COVID spreads unchecked

Posted by December 28, 2022

Hospitals report surge in COVID infectionsChina reports three new COVID deaths for TuesdaySome countries consider travel rules for Chinese visitorsCHENGDU, Dec

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Potential China wave is ‘wild card’ for ending COVID emergency…

Posted by December 20, 2022

LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - It may be too early to declare the end of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency phase because of a potentially devastating wave to come in

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