Wuhan Current Affairs, GK & News

WHO: Independent Inquiry in handling of COVID-19

On May 19, 2020, the World Health Organization announced that it will initiate independent review in handling COVID-19 pandemic. In order to achieve this, the organization is to launch “Resolution on COVID-19 response”. Highlights The main aim of the review is to put an end to the international blame game in the origin of COVID-19. ..

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India and China celebrate their 70th anniversary of Diplomatic Relations

India and China postponed all the events planned to celebrate the 70th anniversary of their diplomatic relations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the leaders exchanged congratulatory messages. Highlights India was the first non-communist country in Asia to establish diplomatic relations with People’s Republic of China. Today the countries have strong trade relations despite of ..

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Corona Virus: India bans respiratory masks export as Indians evacuated from China

On January 31, 2020, the Government of India banned respiratory masks, clothing used to protect from air borne particles and other personal protection equipment. The move has been implemented as a precautionary step assuming there could be a spurt in demand of these products due to Corona Virus. Highlights A 423-seater plane has been sent ..

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Indian Teacher became the first Foreigner to contract Coronavirus

Since last couple of weeks a mysterious SARS-like Coronavirus have been reportedly spread in the cities of Shenzhen and Wuhan in China, a 45-year-old Indian citizen, Preeti Maheshwari, who is working as a teacher at an International School in Shenzhen became the first foreigner to be contracted with the virus since the outbreak.  In 2002-2003, ..

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Mystery Virus causing Severe Lung Disease in Wuhan, China

Health officials around the world are on high alert because as per media reports on Thursday, a mystery virus has infected more than 50 people to date in China’s Hubei Province’s Wuhan City. Virus Samples were collected from the patients and a top official from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ..

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