Coronavirus: Russia closed its far-eastern border with China – BBC News

Coronavirus: Russia closed its far-eastern border with China – BBC News


The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 170, and a confirmed case in Tibet means it has reached every region in mainland China. Chinese health authorities said there were 7,711 confirmed cases in the country as of 29 January. Infections have also spread to at least 15 other countries. The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet on Thursday to again consider whether the virus constitutes a global health emergency. “In the last few days the progress of the virus, especially in some countries, especially human-to-human transmission, worries us,” WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

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  1. Putin wasted no time and the current death rate is in the thousands even tho China says over 300 which is a big fat lie and over 150 thousand are infected and thousands dead. The truth will eventually come out even with the Giant liars in China.

  2. 26 JANUARY 2020 Last Updated at 12:26 AM | SOURCE: IANS

    ''Coronavirus may have origins in China''s biological warfarelab in Wuhan''

    ''Coronavirus may have origins in China''s biological warfarelab in Wuhan''

    New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lethal animal virus epidemic coronavirus, which has sent panic waves across the world, may have its origins at the epicentre of the epidemic, Wuhan, in a laboratory which has been linked to China''s covert biological weapons programme.

    The Washington Times reported the link with China''s biological weapons quoting an Israeli biological warfare expert.

    According to the report, Radio Free Asia this week rebroadcast a local Wuhan television report from 2015 showing China''s most advanced virus research laboratory known as the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

    The laboratory is the only declared site in China capable of working with deadly viruses.

    Dany Shoham, a former Israeli military intelligence officer who has studied Chinese bio warfare, said the institute is linked to Beijing''s covert biological weapons programme.

    "Certain laboratories in the institute have probably been engaged, in terms of research and development, in Chinese (biological weapons), at least collaterally, yet not as a principal facility of the Chinese BW alignment," Shoham told The Washington Times.

    Work on biological weapons is conducted as part of a dual civilian-military research and is "definitely covert," he said.

    From 1970 to 1991, he was a senior analyst with Israeli military intelligence for biological and chemical warfare in the Middle East and worldwide, holding the rank of lieutenant colonel.

    China in the past has denied having any offensive biological weapons. The State Department, in a report last year, said it suspects that China has engaged in covert biological warfare work.

    Chinese officials so far have said the origin of coronavirus that has killed many and infected hundreds in central Hubei Province is not known.

    Gao Fu, Director of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told state-controlled media that initial signs as of Thursday indicated that the virus originated from wild animals sold at a seafood market in Wuhan.

    As per the Washington Times, one ominous sign, said a US official, is that false rumours since the outbreak began several weeks ago are being circulated on the Chinese internet claiming the virus is part of a US conspiracy to spread germ weapons.

    That could indicate that China is preparing propaganda outlets to counter future charges the new virus escaped from one of Wuhan''s civilian or defense research laboratories.

    The World Health Organization is calling the microbe novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV. At a meeting in Geneva on Thursday, the organisation stopped short of declaring a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

    The virus outbreak causes pneumonia-like symptoms and prompted China to deploy military forces to Wuhan this week in a bid to halt the spread. All travel out of the city of 11 million people was halted.

    The Wuhan site has studied coronaviruses in the past, including the strain that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, H5N1 influenza virus, Japanese encephalitis, and dengue. Researchers at the institute also studied the germ that causes anthrax — a biological agent once developed in Russia.

    It is not known if the institute''s array of coronaviruses are specifically included in biological weapons programme but it is possible, Shoham said.

    Asked if the new coronavirus may have leaked, Shoham said: "In principle, outward virus infiltration might take place either as leakage or as an indoor unnoticed infection of a person that normally went out of the concerned facility. This could have been the case with the Wuhan Institute of Virology, but so far there isn''t evidence or indication for such incident."

    The former Israeli military intelligence doctor also said suspicions were raised about the institute when a group of Chinese virologists working in Canada improperly sent samples to China of what he said were some of the deadliest viruses on earth, including the Ebola virus.

    In a July article in the journal Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, Shoham said the Wuhan institute was one of four Chinese laboratories engaged in some aspects of the biological weapons development.

    He identified the secure Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory at the institute as engaged in research on the Ebola, Nipah, and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever viruses.

    The Wuhan virology institute is under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. But certain laboratories within it "have linkage with the PLA or BW-related elements within the Chinese defense establishment," he said.

    In 1993, China declared a second facility, the Wuhan Institute of Biological Products, as one of eight biological warfare research facilities covered by the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) which China joined in 1985.

    The Wuhan Institute of Biological Products is a civilian facility but is linked to the Chinese defense establishment, and has been regarded to be involved in the Chinese BW programme, Shoham said.

    "The US has compliance concerns with respect to Chinese military medical institutions'' toxin research and development because of the potential dual-use applications and their potential as a biological threat," the report added.

    The biosafety lab is located about 20 miles from the Hunan Seaford Market that reports from China say may have been origin point of the virus.

    Rutgers University microbiologist Richard Ebright told London''s Daily Mail that "at this point there''s no reason to harbor suspicions" that the lab may be linked to the virus outbreak.

    –IANS

  3. The WHO Director General praises China and its' efforts in battling the virus… Ok, so who is the Director General.. someone with ties to a marxist-leninist party from Eritrea. Ah, now it makes sense.

  4. in the USA 61.000 people daied from bad flu in 2017-18 but they did not stop people from travelling ,it is just cosmetics for the URSS gov. to save its face on the ignorant people getting as usual the wrong info.

  5. This is a divine punishment like what happened to egypt during Pharaoh's era . God sent them nine different successive natural epidemic & disasters to stop torturing the Israelites .
    China should free the Uyghur people whom they isolate , humiliate , torture & exterminate for their religion !
    Can't you see that you are now punished & isolated likewise . And the whole world isolated you !!!!
    What a similarity !!! Though The Uyghur have been quarantined for many years now .
    God can destroy you power if you wrong his worshippers .
    Sorry Chinese citizens .
    Repentence will save you .
    No hatred at all . By this we just want the ' modern ' world to know about this genocide .
    Please watch videos and documentaries . really depressing & horrible .
    China should stop the genocide otherwise they will experience more divine punishments .

  6. About Novel Corona Virus Infection, the Chinese government is taking the most powerful measures currently,and everything is under control. Life is normal in most other parts of China by far, with only a few cities like Wuhan affected. I believe it will all return to normal soon. Don't worry, it's not that serious .With more than 10,000 flu deaths in the United States, the focus should be on the United States.

  7. All of these keyboard warriors in the comment section criticizing the guy for saying that leaving his family is a hard choice. I bet if there was a zombie apocalypse and those zombies could run as fast as Usain Bolt, you would abandon your wife and kids too because you can't protect them from such an invasion. You have even less chance protecting your family from a virus than you would protecting your family from zombies because you can't fight against something that you cannot see or taste or touch. If anything– having more human beings living in a secluded space only increases the likelihood of someone getting infected…the larger your family the more of a liability that they are in any situations involving a pandemic. All of you "heroes" would perish.

  8. He shouldn't praise the China, firstly. Because if the government only shut down and prohibited their wild market and if they have a conscience to their people it shouldn't be like this. They were punished by God. As they banned the people to believe God the omnipotent one and the Highest of All. The government afraid that their people will not believe them because of their misconduct and corrupt. I hope and pray that this all will be pass. That the innocent people and the Christians there will not be wary and afraid. God is faithful to His promises. Pray, Trust and Believe. Healing and awakening of that country is needed. Repent.

  9. They are wearing masks, but how are they secure when their hands are exposed to the bacteria on surfaces? As it can live on surfaces for up to five days. Aren't they thinking?

  10. lies on the numbers, its more into the thousands its video footage on line that shows people dead on the streets so tell the truth .thats why no one wants to watch main stream tv because of the lies

  11. Just need to use this time for a double win. That eating lots of vegetables and fruits anut and excising. Work on getting heathy and get you immune system up or more white blood cells counts. These are your body cells Fighters. You eat too much fast food they are out of shape also. You only need 2 portions meat a week. Antioxidant and green leafty vegetables. As the old and sickly are the ones who will be in trouble. If you don't die you will recover. And if this stop soon you still end up in your best / better shape so you can't lose. Logic here.

  12. It is all in the Bible Matthew chapter 24. Jesus said I am the Way, the truth, and the life, no man cometh unto the Father but by me. John 14:6 Yes Jesus to save you come into your heart forgive you of your sins. In Jesus name. Read your Bible tell others how to have a ternal life

  13. CORONAVIRUS….MADE IN CHINA(the Red Dragon)……are there" STARBUCK" in Russia???… I don't think RUSSIA can build a border WALL, they are bankrupt, no Rubles, only Vodka!!!!…..dump dump….what a COMRAD you are buddy!!!#….eat snakes….

  14. وَإِن يَمْسَسْكَ اللَّهُ بِضُرٍّ فَلَا كَاشِفَ لَهُ إِلَّا هُوَ ۖ وَإِن يُرِدْكَ بِخَيْرٍ فَلَا رَادَّ لِفَضْلِهِ ۚ يُصِيبُ بِهِ مَن يَشَاءُ مِنْ عِبَادِهِ ۚ وَهُوَ الْغَفُورُ الرَّحِيمُ – @7
    And if Allah should touch you with adversity, there is no remover of it except Him; and if He intends for you good, then there is no repeller of His bounty. He causes it to reach whom He wills of His servants. And He is the Forgiving, the Merciful
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  15. Fortunately my country is far beyond from coronavirus but I feel pity on Chinese citizens n other victimized citizens from different countries. I pray for their healing and more over I pray for diminish of coronavirus

  16. For centuries, western countries have invaded many countries and killed millions of people around the world. Yet China has never invaded any nations. Shame on the wester media. This must be a biological weapon conspiracy from the WEST. Selfish,Racist and EVIL western politicians.

  17. Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in Japan.
    If the Tokyo Olympics are held, infections would increase even more around the world.
    There may be many dead.
    So I think IOC needs to change the venue.
    Or Tokyo Olympics should be canceled.
    I think that IOC and the Japanese government should make human life the highest priority.

  18. A month later, we have epidemics with thousands of infected in Europe and Asia. Russia closed borders on time and received only 2 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection

  19. Sorry Russia your several months to late. Thank your little buddies for covering this up intell it spread across the world. I think thats not your only boarder daaa!

  20. Still want to argue for open borders? If the Democrats would be in charge they would have the blood of millions of Americans on their hands. The same Democrats that resisted Trumps efforts to close are borders earlier are the same people that criticized him by asking what to him so long to do it.

  21. People need to keep their arses in their own Country, for the time being. Only people that need to be traveling right now, are the people that handle imports/exports of goods that countries depend on for survival.

  22. Something I don't really understand is everyone running around hoarding these face masks and there they are standing there with their eyeballs exposed. the only way to completely protect yourself is to STAY HOME and away from people for the next few weeks. If you have grandparents or know somebody that has grandparents or just know some old people in general who actually lived through some horrible times in the past well go ask them what you should do, I'm sure they could tell you exactly what to do 🙂

  23. In February, a Chinese real estate company employee in Australia said that she had stopped working for a large supermarket, across the country, from large supermarkets to large supermarkets and bought bulk milk masks and sent them to China via customs clearance at Australian airports. This has led Australians to risk exposure to the virus without purchasing masks and powdered milk.

     In addition to Australia, there are many cases in recent years and it is currently in progress. Whether studying in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or international students from China or permanent residents or citizens, it is time to go to shops and hypermarkets in the surrounding areas when the problem of the corona spreads. And sent it to China.

      If you have settled in any country, whether in the United States or Canada, because you don't want to invest in China anymore, it is the purpose and motivation of immigration to follow the laws and order of the country and be willing to join and exercise citizenship when it is difficult and difficult as a member of the country.

     The nature of the purpose and motive of immigration has been seriously damaged, and the government and international students have been collused to seize intellectual property rights or to engage in various crimes, causing economic and social losses in the country and disturbing them. In other words, there will be enormous responsibilities, and whether they are wrong or not, they are part of the responsibilities of advocating, advocating and supporting the Chinese people and the Chinese government, leaving them victims of racism and hate crimes.

     

     In fact, in Japan, there are Chinese people who are staying for various reasons, such as studying abroad and short-term employment visas.They are also located in areas with many distances from the point of detection of the corona virus, including around Tokyo, Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama and Saitama Chiba Prefecture, as well as surrounding areas where Chinese people live. Whether it is a large supermarket or a convenience store warehouse type discount mart pharmacy, there are many problems, including masks, medicines, hand sanitizers, and powdered milk. It was said that the license was deliberately not given, reduced or concealed, or the size of the luggage was divided by type and sent when returning to mainland China in distributed form.

     Because of various causes and causal relationships, Chinese races provide the cause of racism and hate crime.

     Indeed, the criticism that the level of conscience and ethics can be regarded as the bottom and the worst is never wrong.

  24. They dont want the world to kwow the fatality of communism…the same move staling did like 90 years ago close borders and kill his opositors they assume nobody. Knows..

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