China study warns of 'colossal' Covid-19 outbreak if it adopts 'open-up' strategies like US, UK
Warning about a "colossal" Covid-19 outbreak, a new study by the Chinese mathematicians has advised against dropping the country's zero-tolerance policies by lifting travel curbs. China could not afford to lift travel restrictions without more efficient vaccinations or specific treatments, said Peking University mathematicians, in the report published in China CDC Weekly by the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dutch officials confirm 13 cases of omicron variant as travel rules tighten around the world
News/World: More omicron infections were reported around the world on Sunday, with 13 cases of the new coronavirus variant found in the Netherlands and two in Australia, as more countries tried to seal themselves off by imposing travel restrictions.
China forcing migration of Uyghur Muslims from Xinjiang, says report
China is forcing the migration of the Uyghurs from their homeland in Xinjiang province to other parts of the country, according to a new report, which details the poor record of human rights conditions of the minority community, which has prompted condemnation from the international community.