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Red alerts in China as floods maroon equipment to fight coronavirus

Residents stranded by floodwaters line up to get on a boat to evacuate

REUTERS, JULY 17, 2020 SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Large parts of China were reeling on Friday from the worst floods in decades, as disruption mounted for supply chains, including for personal protective equipment (PPE), vital in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The central city of Wuhan and the provinces of Anhui, Jiangxi and Zhejiang declared red alerts as heavy rain …

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‘At wartime speed’, China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

Lab technicians.

REUTERS, JULY 7, 2020 SEOUL/SINGAPORE – China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech’s (SVA.O) experimental vaccine set to become the country’s second and the world’s third to enter final stage testing later this month. While a laggard in the global vaccine industry, China, where the new coronavirus …

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Buckle Up. Trump Says He’ll Announce China Moves in Friday News Conference

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House on May 28. Flags. Finger pointing

BLOOMBERG, MAY 28, 2020 Trump’s top economic adviser said China made a ‘huge mistake’ | Pompeo said Hong Kong effectively lost its autonomy from China By Josh Wingrove and Jordan Fabian for Bloomberg – President Donald Trump said he’ll announce new U.S. policies on China on Friday after the country passed a national security law curbing freedoms in Hong Kong. His top economic …

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WATCH: Robot tank used to spray disinfectant during COVID-19 outbreak in China

Screen grab of Chinese robot that sprays disinfectant

PortandTerminal.com, March 10, 2020 ZHEJIANG, CHINA – A tank-shaped robot is being used to spray disinfectant during the COVID-19 outbreak in China. The robot was developed by the robot research institution of Zhejiang University, can spray the disinfectant up to ten metres away and it consumes 20,000-square-metre atomised disinfectant which equals three standard football courts every hour. Its work efficiency …

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