Apr 18, 2023
Vaccinating vulnerable groups against COVID-19 and stepping up preparedness for developing novel variant-specific vaccines will remain essential.
Apr 14, 2023
China's top disease control authorities clarified on Wednesday that people do not need to wear masks in outdoor spaces and workplaces, on campuses and when working out.
Apr 4, 2023
Chinese health experts suggest relaxing mandatory mask wearing in public except for elderly care centers and other high-risk facilities as the global COVID-19 pandemic is nearing an end and domestic flu infections are declining.
Dec 29, 2022
Nucleic acid testing booths were a hallmark of China's regular COVID-19 prevention and control work over the past three years. Yet across the nation, many nucleic acid testing booths have been converted into temporary "fever clinics" in an orderly manner.
Dec 28, 2022
The National Health Commission announced late Monday that it will reclassify the novel coronavirus, changing it from "novel coronavirus pneumonia" to "novel coronavirus infection".
Dec 27, 2022
China will manage COVID-19 with measures against Class B infectious diseases, instead of Class A infectious diseases, in a major shift of its epidemic response policies.
Dec 15, 2022
Seniors and people identified as being at higher risk from COVID-19 are now eligible for a second vaccine booster shot, according to a notice issued on Wednesday.
Dec 14, 2022
People with mild symptoms and asymptomatic cases can now choose to quarantine at home instead of at centralized quarantine facilities.