China’s Pledge to Be Carbon Neutral by 2060, Explained

Li You Sep 24, 2020 | 6-min read Sixth Tone Chinese President Xi Jinping has vowed to adopt stricter policies that would allow China to reach its carbon emissions peak before 2030 and become carbon neutral by 2060 — a move he described as a “green recovery” of the...

C.D.C. Didn’t Write Testing Guidance

By Apoorva Mandavilli Sept. 17, 2020, 6:06 p.m. ET A heavily criticized recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month about who should be tested for the coronavirus was not written by C.D.C. scientists and was posted to the agency’s...

Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China

By Michelle Roberts 30 June 2020 BBC News Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionThe new flu strain is similar to the swine flu that spread globally in 2009 A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China by scientists. It...