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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Varsity Flu

The coronavirus pandemic has left high school senior Sonja Gunderson dealing with much more than online classes and a virtual graduation.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Rail travel in China is popular during the pandemic and filled with safety measures

But the pandemic has altered what train travel looks like.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

A second wave of the coronavirus creates travel woes in Beijing

A second wave of COVID-19 has hit Beijing.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Beijing is China’s new epicenter for the coronavirus

The outbreak is believed to have stemmed from Xinfadi, a food market in Fengtai district, Beijing.

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Hong Kong’s national security law imposes the question: to flee or to stay?

A Hong Kong resident speaks on her fears.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

My trip home during the pandemic

“I am taken onto an ambulance, without anyone explaining anything to me. I don’t know where it is taking me to.”

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

China promotes street vendors to reboot the economy

 Due to the outbreak of coronavirus, China’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter compared with a year ago.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Hong Kongers gather despite COVID-19 ban on Tiananmen vigil

This is the first occasion that the vigil was banned in Hong Kong. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

China’s two session political gathering sets priority for COVID-19 recovery

Ten years after, facing another global recession, the central authorities saw the pandemic  as “great timing” to develop “the new infrastructure,” which encompasses 5G, ultra-high-voltage power facilities, inter-city transport, new energy vehicle charging stations, big data centers, artificial intelligence and industrial internet.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

24-hour vending machines distribute masks to help Singapore contain the spread of COVID-19

The new reusable masks “are made of at least three layers of material, with a filtration efficiency of at least 95%, even after 30 washes,” according to the government’s website.