Doctor sails in to serve small-island inhabitants
Wan Kuidi, 46, has been a village doctor for more than 20 years, and in the past three years he has provided major support for 800 villagers on a small island in Qingdao, Shandong province.
Vaccine teams go to remote lakeshore residents
To help remote residents living on the shores of Weishan Lake in Shandong province get a COVID-19 vaccination, Weishan county has sent medical professionals to the area to provide shots, especially for the elderly.
Public responds to call for blood donations
When Jia Zengguang, a business owner in Weihai, Shandong province learned that blood and platelet donations were critically needed, he took a high-speed train to Jinan on Dec 31 and donated two doses of platelets.
Govt to cover treatment costs until at least March
Patients needing treatment for COVID-19 will not have to foot pricey bills for hospitalization out of their own pockets until at least the end of March, according to authorities.
China enters new phase of COVID response
From Jan 8, China starts managing COVID-19 with measures designed for combating Class B infectious diseases, instead of Class A infectious diseases.
Experts answer questions on emerging XBB variant
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention answers key questions on XBB.1.5, the emerging Omicron strain that is raising concerns globally.
Things you need to know about Omicron subvariants BQ.1 and XBB
As more new variants of Omicron emerge in some overseas countries, China has also detected BQ.1 and XBB from imported cases. How virulent are these strains? Will they cause new waves of infections? Here's what Chinese experts are saying.