Students and teachers in Shenzhen are no longer required to wear masks on campuses, as per the country's latest COVID-19 epidemic control plans for schools and universities Monday.
More Chinese cities have launched antibody testing services to the public, according to media reports.
No local infections linked to Omicron variant CH.1.1 have been found on the Chinese mainland so far and the variant is unlikely to lead to large-scale domestic transmission in the short term, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Chinese CDC) said Tuesday in response to the public concern over the new variant that has been detected in over 60 countries.
Although it was a Sunday, a day for rest, Fu Yingyun, the director of the Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Department of Shenzhen People’s Hospital, still appeared in the ward wearing medical protective clothing and checked the beds one by one with her team until noon.
A 95-year-old woman who had been hospitalized with severe COVID-19 symptoms was discharged from the South China Hospital of Shenzhen University (SZU) in Longgang District on Monday morning, the Daily Sunshine reported.
A 101-year- diabetic patient in Shenzhen has recovered from COVID-19 and was discharged from the Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen on Monday.
With the Spring Festival approaching, how can residents enjoy the festival and stay healthy while visiting relatives and friends? Lu Hongzhou, president of the Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen, suggested that citizens still need to maintain personal protective measures during the coming holiday season.
Flight ZH9024, carrying over 100 passengers from Singapore, arrived at Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport at around 12:23 a.m. yesterday, marking the official implementation of measures for inbound international travelers such as quarantine-free travel for international flights and the 144-hour visa-free cross-border travel starting from yesterday.
People who had been infected with COVID-19 were warned of having myocarditis, as the probability of cardiovascular disease will increase after a COVID infection, according to CCTV.com.
Some COVID-19 patients were found to have pneumonia, or their CT scans showed they had "white lungs" recently. Some netizens believed that this may be related to the infection with the original viral strain or vaccination.
John Lee, chief executive of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), announced Wednesday that all social distancing measures would be lifted from Thursday.
There is basically no one who has not had their sense of taste and smell back after recovering from COVID. The loss of taste and smell should not be permanent, according to Wen Danning from Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital, who has been engaged in clinical work on infectious diseases for over 20 years and has participated in the treatment of patients during major pandemics such as SARS, avian flu and COVID-19.
China will scrap the quarantine requirement for international arrivals starting January 8, 2023, the country's National Health Commission said in a statement on Monday.
To respond to questions about COVID-19 infections, Lu Hongzhou, president of the Third People's Hospital of Shenzhen and a public health expert, offered advice on COVID-19 treatment in an exclusive interview with Shenzhen Evening News on Saturday.
A sharing platform — "新冠防护药物公益互助" WeChat miniprogram — enables citizens provide mutual help with COVID supplies, especially medicines and rapid antigen test kits, has been widely used these days.
Shenzhen's market regulation administration issued a notice Wednesday specifying that antipyretic drugs and antigen test kits shall be sold by the piece, in a bid to ease citizens' difficulty in buying drugs and meet the needs of people infected with COVID.
A notice posted on the door of a local pharmacy has warmed the hearts of many people, as it offered to give antipyretic medicine to those who need the drugs but couldn't get them.
What was previously a nucleic acid sampling booth has recently been turned into a fever consulting room in Anle Community in Xin'an Subdistrict, Bao'an District, Shenzhen Evening News reported yesterday.
A total of 46 hospitals in Shenzhen have launched online consultation services for citizens who experience symptoms related to COVID-19 or infected people who are under home quarantine, according to the municipal health commission.
How can senior citizens avoid infection if their family members are infected with COVID-19? Older adults living with their families should reduce contact with family members infected with COVID, keep the house clean and deal with symptoms in a timely manner, Shenzhen Special Zone Daily reported, quoting advice from health experts.