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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Do Masks Really Protect Against The Coronavirus?

In today’s episode: the face mask debate explained; analysts predict China's economy could shrink for the first time in nearly 30 years; and Chinese mainland reports no new domestic infection cases

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Can Children Catch Covid-19?

In today’s episode: New research suggests children can catch the disease but their cases tend to be less severe; outbreak triggers a rise in bad loans; and China says Japanese influenza drug Avigan is effective in fighting new coronavirus

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Global Covid-19 Infections Outstrip Those Inside China

Today's episode discusses: More people have caught and died from the virus outside of China than inside the country; China to punish inbound travelers for hiding symptoms; and key national economic indicators nose-dive as virus bites

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Behind the U.S. Coronavirus Crisis

Today’s episode discusses: how delayed reactions and insufficient testing have hamstrung the U.S. response to Covid-19; three rules for overcoming the outbreak; and at least 13 countries outside China report over 1,000 confirmed infections

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Sunday Long Read — How Shanghai Handled the Coronavirus Better Than Most Parts of China

Shanghai was once considered one of the cities most vulnerable to the virus. However, the megacity of 30 million has done better than most at managing the outbreak. This episode reveals some key lessons from Shanghai’s experience managing a deadly epidemic

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Saturday Long Read — Coronavirus Just the Latest Hurdle to Local Government’s Chipmaking Dreams

In order to realize their bold chipmaking visions, local governments have invested billions towards nurturing the sector. However, as this episode reveals, these ambitions for the crucial technology are not only being hampered by the Covid-19 outbreak but other major deep-seated problems

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Investigation Special — How China’s Regulators Dismantled a Financial Empire

This special edition focuses on the state's two-year takeover of Anbang Insurance, whose debt-fueled expansion triggered concerns about the threats it posed to the stability of the financial system.The episode reveals how regulators strived to clear up the financial mess and turn the rest of the company into a viable business

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Why Covid-19 Survivors May Be Infectious For Longer Than Previously Thought

Today’s episode discusses: New research suggests patients may shed virus for as long as 37 days; China’s cabinet pledges to shore up lending and cut finance costs to keep small and micro enterprises afloat; and WHO finally declares outbreak a pandemic

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Keep Quarantine Measures in Place Until Late April, Top Epidemiologist Says

Today’s episode discusses: Study led by Zhong Nanshan backs China’s stringent virus control measures; survey highlights pessimism among U.S. companies operating in China even before virus crisis struck; and Italy reports 168 new virus-related deaths — the nation's highest in a single day.

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Caixin China Biz Roundup: Scientist Who Helped Identify Covid-19’s Human Transmission Reveals Thoughts on Outbreak

Today’s episode discusses: what leading microbiologist Yuen Kwok-Yung has to say about his official visit to the epidemic’s epicenter in January; Trip.com’s top executives forgo their pay as virus bites; and Hytera fined for stealing trade secrets, infringing copyright

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