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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Quarantine Hotel Collapse Traps Dozens Under Rubble

Today's episode discusses: Covid-19 isolation facility collapse in Southern China claims 11 lives with many still trapped; study suggests a more aggressive strain of the virus is prevalent in Wuhan; oil prices take the biggest plunge in three decades

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Sunday Long Read — Civil Society Fills in the Gaps as Virus Overwhelms Hubei

The episode spotlights the volunteers who sprang into action to bolster Hubei province’s struggles to contain the virus. From offering support to overwhelmed medical professionals to helping with supply shortages, the episode shows how civil society has played a valuable role at this critical time

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Saturday Long Read — The Maddening Mystery of Defeating the Covid-19 Epidemic

As Covid-19 cases surge outside of China, countries worldwide are desperate to contain the outbreak. However, as the episode shows, defeating the new virus is no easy feat.Diagnostic tests often fail to spot the deadly disease, carriers can spread the virus without even showing symptoms, and effective medical treatment may still be a long way off

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Hong Kong Downplays Threat of Humans Catching Covid-19 From Pets

Today's episode discusses: Hong Kong dog's positive test result raises questions on whether pets could spread the virus to people; Covid-19 patient dies days after being declared recovered; and behind Pony.ai's “robotaxi” services

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Investigation Special — Lights Are On but No One’s Working: How Local Governments Are Faking Coronavirus Recovery

This special edition focuses on Caixin's investigation into how local firms and officials have been inflating electricity-use statistics to meet ‘back to work’targets

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: WeChat Blocks Rival App as Remote Working Surges in China

Today’s episode discusses: WeChat blocks links from messaging app Feishu; domestic service sector experiences sharpest contraction since 2005; and Google cancels California conference amid epidemic concerns

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: China Announces African Swine Fever Vaccine Breakthrough

Today’s episode discusses: Researchers say new treatment is safe and effective; Covid-19 death toll outside China surges to more than 170; and what Caixin's New Economy Index says about the nation's changing economic landscape.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Investigation Special — How Early Signs of a SARS-Like Virus Were Spotted, Spread, and Throttled

The episode discusses initial efforts to identify the mysterious, new virus and, more importantly, explores who knew what when

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Sunday Long Read — ICU Doctors Bear the Brunt as Coronavirus Causes Rapid Deterioration

The rapid course of the disease means that intensive care professionals are the main force battling the virus. This episode discusses the struggles of such medical workers in Wuhan as they race to save a rapidly surging number of patients

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Saturday Long Read — The ‘People’s War’ Against the Epidemic in 16 Cities Across Hubei

Central China's Hubei province has been hit harder than anywhere else by Covid-19, with thousands there dying from the virus. This episode explores what life is really like for those living at the epicenter of the epidemic

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