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US Intelligence detects: Is coronavirus made in the lab?

According to the Office of the Director of U.S. National Intelligence, the intelligence community 'will continue to rigorously examine emerging information and intelligence to determine whether the outbreak began through contact with infected animals or if it was the result of an accident at a laboratory in Wuhan,' France Press said.

The Forbidden City in Beijing Opens Doors for Visitors on May 1st

The Forbidden City in Beijing, which was closed 3 months ago because of the coronavirus pandemic, will reopen its doors to visitors on May 1, museum officials said.

The palace complex will operate from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, with only part of the pavilions accessible, BGNES reports.

"We object an international investigation"

Chinese top diplomat in the UK Chen Wen told BBC that such requests were "politically motivated" and that fulfilling them would divert "not only the attention but also the resources" of China from fighting the pandemic.
"It's a politically motivated initiative. I don't think anyone can agree to that. It would do no good to anyone," Chen said.

Greece takes delivery of more masks from China

Alternate Migration Minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos (r) and China's Ambassador to Greece Zhang Qiyue, both wearing face masks, do an elbow bump on Wednesday during the handover at the ministry of 20,000 surgical masks, a donation from the Chinese government to Greece, specifically destined for use at the migrant reception centers on the islands of the eastern Aegean where excessive overcrowding h

China didn't warn public of likely pandemic for 6 key days

In the six days after top Chinese officials secretly determined they likely were facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus, the city of Wuhan at the epicenter of the disease hosted a mass banquet for tens of thousands of people; millions began traveling through for Lunar New Year celebrations.

Turkey starts using drug from China for coronavirus

Turkey's health minister said on March 24 that the country is using a drug sent from China on patients suffering from the novel coronavirus.     

"From this morning we have brought a special drug used in China which is claimed to have resulted in improvements in intensive care patients, cutting their time in care from 11-12 days to four days," Fahrettin Koca told reporters.