Approval for homegrown COVID-19 pills granted
China has granted conditional approval to two homegrown COVID-19 oral pills, the National Medical Products Administration said on Jan 29.
China enters new phase of COVID response
From Sunday, China starts managing COVID-19 with measures designed for combating Class B infectious diseases, instead of Class A infectious diseases.
Second COVID booster available for eligible people
Seniors and people identified as being at higher risk from COVID-19 are now eligible for a second vaccine booster shot, according to a notice issued on Dec 14.
Shanghai opens 2,600 fever clinics among communities
Shanghai began to utilize up to 2,600 community-level fever clinics starting today to tackle the swelling demands for medical treatments in the city's upgraded efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Things you should know about China's latest COVID-19 measures
Major adjustments have been made to China's COVID-19 control policies. Below are some of the key changes, to help you keep up to date.
Inhalable vaccine now available in Shanghai
Shanghai announced on Tuesday that it would provide an inhaled version of CanSino Biologics' injected COVID-19 vaccine as a booster dose for people age 18 and above.
Largest quarantine site in city fully operational
The largest central quarantine site for COVID-19 cases with mild symptoms and asymptomatic infections in Shanghai was put into full operation on Tuesday night.
Production of one-dose vaccine starts in Shanghai
The production of a single-shot COVID-19 vaccine made by CanSino SPH Biologics Inc was launched in Shanghai on Thursday.