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12 November 2022 Security News

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  • Uganda's Health Ministry Says Ebola Cases Stabilizing VOA 12 Nov 2022 -- As Uganda struggled to control the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, Health Ministry officials said Friday the cases are gradually stabilizing. This comes after media reports that some leaked documents show the disease could claim 500 lives by next April. The country has recorded 137 Ebola cases and 54 deaths since the outbreak began in September.

COVID-19 Pandemic News


  • Strict COVID prevention and control must be combined with optimized measures; 'strenuous efforts on both': Chinese authorities Global Times 12 Nov 2022 -- The roll-out of 20 measures to optimize COVID-19 response is a decision based on scientific evidence and does not mean loosening prevention and control against the virus, still less a lift of COVID-19 restrictions or "lying flat" in the fight against the epidemic, Chinese government officials stressed on Saturday, noting that strict epidemic prevention and control must be comined with optimized measures, and that "strenuous efforts must be put on both."
  • China releases measures to optimize COVID-19 response People's Daily 12 Nov 2022 -- The Chinese government on Friday released a circular on further optimizing the COVID-19 response, announcing 20 prevention and control measures.
  • Chinese mainland reports 1,452 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases People's Daily 12 Nov 2022 -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 1,452 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said Saturday.
  • Well-heeled Chinese plan to flee amid COVID lockdowns, economic shift Radio Free Asia 12 Nov 2022 -- A growing share of wealthy and middle class Chinese are making plans to leave the country, citing the government's stringent zero-COVID policies and a perceived return to the planned economy of the Mao era under leader Xi Jinping, according to online data and Chinese nationals with experience of the phenomenon.
  • China ends COVID flight suspensions leading to spike in intl flight searches and pushing up stock markets Global Times 12 Nov 2022 -- China ends COVID flight suspensions on Friday, immediately triggering a spike in searches for international flights to their highest level in a year, reflecting massive pent up demand.
  • China optimizes anti-epidemic measures, shortens quarantine period for intl arrivals Global Times 12 Nov 2022 -- China made its latest move in scientific and precise epidemic control and prevention work to fight the COVID-19 epidemic amid a global resurgence by releasing 20 optimized measures on Friday. These include shortened quarantine periods for international arrivals and cancelation of circuit breakers for inbound flights in order to better carry out scientific and precise epidemic control and prevention work under the dynamic zero-COVID strategy while adapting the strategy to the latest global pandemic situation and the characteristics of the virus in a timely manner.
  • Iran

  • COVID-19 kills 1 more Iranian over past 24 hours IRNA 12 Nov 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 144,610 with one more Iranian killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Saturday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 19,224 new COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths CNA 12 Nov 2022 -- Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) reported 19,224 new COVID-19 infections Saturday, all but 52 of which were locally transmitted, and 60 deaths from the disease.

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