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25 April 2020 - China Special Weapons News

  • Hubei sends medical supplies to New York Global Times 25 Apr 2020 -- A plane carrying medical supplies took off at 8:34 p.m. Friday and left Wuhan, a central Chinese city once hardest hit by COVID-19, for New York.
  • 508 volunteers get coronavirus vaccine shots in phase two trial; unblinded likely in May: expert Global Times 25 Apr 2020 -- A total of 508 volunteers, in the second phase trial of the adenovirus vector vaccine, have been administered with injections and are now under observation. If things proceed as planned, the vaccine will be unblinded in May this year, said Chinese military infectious disease expert Chen Wei, during an event on the occasion of China's 34th children's vaccination day, on Saturday.
  • Patients continuing to test COVID-19 positive after disappearance of symptoms have limited infectivity: experts Global Times 25 Apr 2020 -- Some COVID-19 cases in Wuhan have shown unexpectedly long detoxification periods even after their symptoms disappeared, triggering public concerns about their infectivity; experts, however, noted that the infectiousness of these cases is limited and will not be discharged from the hospital until two successive negative test results are obtained.
  • China tightens rules for mask exports amid quality concerns Global Times 25 Apr 2020 -- China tightened supervisions and standardizations on urgently needed medical products to ensure quality over the weekend, as part of a move to address quality concerns amid growing exports to help the global fight against COVID-19.
  • Xi: Build 'great space power' PLA Daily 25 Apr 2020 -- President Xi Jinping extended greetings to elder scientists who participated in the country's first satellite program 50 years ago and said he expected space industry workers to learn from their predecessors' spirit and strive to build the nation into a stronger space power.
  • 92nd joint patrol on Mekong River completed PLA Daily 25 Apr 2020 -- The 92nd Mekong River joint patrol by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand concluded Friday as three Chinese law enforcement boats returned to Guanlei Port in the southwest Province of Yunnan.
  • Xi leads China's search for safest path to growth amid COVID-19 control People's Daily 25 Apr 2020 -- At a time when the world economy is plagued by the coronavirus pandemic, policymakers across the globe are faced with the same dilemma: how to get the economy back on track amid containment of the virus?
  • US seeking coronaviorus compensation political farce: China Press TV 25 Apr 2020 -- China says US accusations that Beijing mishandled the coronavirus outbreak have "no factual and legal basis", adding that seeking compensation for damages caused by the deadly virus is nothing but a political farce.

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