USA tightens visa regulations for reporters from China

USA tightens visa regulations for reporters from China

USA tightens visa regulations for reporters from China

He said the COVID-19 situation in China's neighboring countries is developing rapidly, so there is great pressure on the nation's land borders.

While 16 were identified as asymptomatic from Hubei province, one locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 case was reported in Jilin Province on Thursday, informed the China's National Health Commission (NHC).

China has faced criticism both at home and overseas for downplaying the virus and concealing information about the outbreak when it first emerged in the central city of Wuhan in December.

According to the Global Engagement Center, China has again intensified its online campaign to defend its handling of the pandemic, which has killed some 270,000 people worldwide, and criticize the United States.

One new imported case was recorded on May 8, the National Health Commission said in a statement.

Trump has been fiercely critical of China and the World Health Organization and has announced the United States will withdraw funding from the UN agency.

"We need to expand testing on those entering China to prevent a rebound of the epidemic", he added.

The official stressed reforming and improving disease prevention and control system, focusing on preventing and controlling major contagions and dealing with public health emergencies, while stepping up training and drills as well as building up a tiered treatment mechanism.

The fee intends to construct a "centralised and efficient" chain of command and reform, and modernise the illness prevention and management system, he mentioned. This was informed by the health officials on Friday.

China outraged the United States when a foreign ministry spokesman tweeted a conspiracy that the U.S. military brought the virus to Wuhan, but the two countries reached an informal rhetorical truce in late March after telephone talks between President Donald Trump and his counterpart Xi Jinping.

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