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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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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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