SHANGHAI A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential "pandemic virus", a study said, although experts said there is no imminent threat. | Video
SHANGHAI China's latest plans to overhaul its disease control system may not improve its ability to handle future virus outbreaks, according to some experts inside and outside the country.
SHANGHAI Scientists are turning a spotlight on China's version of the origins of the coronavirus pandemic as they scrutinize everything from the virus's genetic code to proxy data, such as cremations and internet searches for disease symptoms.
［上海 ２１日 ロイター］ - ２２日に開幕する中国全国人民代表大会（全人代、国会に相当）は、野生動物の食用利用を禁止するため、法制化を進める見通しだが、毛皮の取引や医薬品としての利用は今後も続くとみられる。
SHANGHAI As China's parliament prepares new laws to ban the trade and consumption of wildlife, local action plans published this week suggest the country's fur trade and lucrative traditional medicine sectors will continue as usual.
BEIJING China may struggle to meet its climate pledges this year as it turns to heavy industry and carbon-intensive projects to shore up its coronavirus-stricken economy, government researchers and analysts say.
BEIJING China's air quality saw "incomparable" improvements in the first quarter of this year as a coronavirus outbreak led to rapid declines in industrial activity and transportation, an environment ministry official said on Friday.
SHANGHAI Claims that the coronavirus pandemic originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan have no basis in fact, the head of the lab told Reuters, adding that there were still no conclusive answers as to where the disease started. | Video