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Origin of COVID-19 Close relative of SARS-CoV-2 virus found in bats in Laos

Three bat species had viruses that are more than 95% identical with the one that causes COVID-19, a study found. This further boosts the argument that the SARS-CoV-2 virus had a natural origin

The United States’ recent failures in war and fighting racism should serve as a warning to its allies

As the US messily closes its 20-year war in Afghanistan, it has quickly pivoted and attempted to rally international support around its anti-China campaign. Its allies should be wary.

COVID-19: virus strain dominant worldwide is different from original in Wuhan

According to a publication in Cell, the strain, which is named D614G, is a result of point mutation of the original strain. However, it is not associated with disease severity

CoronaShock: Five key questions about China and COVID-19

Since the world first heard about COVID-19 in December 2019, nearly every corner of the planet has been affected by this pandemic. Based on what media around the world is saying, it’s hard to know what is true and what is not.

Wuhan COVID-19 China Wuhan discharges its last COVID-19 patient from hospital

Life in the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, which had more than 50,000 cases at its peak in February, has started moving back towards normalcy

How the Chinese authorities and the WHO handled the Coronavirus

The attack on the Chinese government and the World Health Organization’s work on the novel coronavirus by the Trump administration is unfounded

Painting an epidemic: An interview with Li Zhong (李钟)

Tings Chak of the Tricontinental Institute for Social Research speaks to Li Zhong a Chinese painter who produced a series of paintings on the country’s heroic fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

Blaming China for the COVID-19 crisis is deceitful

Vijay Prashad talks about China’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, especially in the light of the accusations that are being leveled against the country

Autonomy of WHO will suffer a blow

The US decision to cut funding to the WHO pending an investigation is likely to affect its autonomy to determine priorities, as well as make it more dependent on philanthropic organizations.

WHO fund cut: Trump is searching for a scapegoat

WHO is said to lose around 17%-18% of its budget because of the fund cut.

How China broke the chain of infection

As information about coronavirus emerged, the Chinese government and Chinese society began to organize an immense campaign against its spread.

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Zimbabwe’s doctors seek accountability

We also look at the struggles and demands of the Peruvian people as they deal with the pandemic and the lifting of the lockdown in Wuhan.