Beijing set for 100-day Olympic countdown but boycott calls, virus weigh

Beijing marks 100 days until the Winter Olympics on Wednesday but preparations for the Games have been overshadowed by boycott calls and a fresh coronavirus outbreak in China.

The Chinese capital in February will become the first host of a Summer and Winter Games and last week welcomed the Olympic flame with a low-key ceremony as the main event swings into view.

IQAir Report:Romania - 15th in rankings of most polluted countries in Europe; Bucharest - 51st worldwide

Romania ranked 15th in the rankings of the most polluted countries in Europe in 2020, and the capital city of Bucharest ranked 51st in the world in this regard, in a hierarchy led by Delhi, India, reveal the latest data centralized in the global platform on air quality IQAir, informs Greenpeace Romania, in a release sent to AGERPRES on Tuesday.

WHO enters Wuhan

The WHO team was supposed to arrive in China early in January, but the authorities in Beijing did not immediately agree to approve their arrival.
Reuters reports that the National Health Commission, which announced the date of arrival of the WHO investigation team, did not provide more details about the plan of activities of the WHO investigators.