• Chinese mainland reports 22 new imported COVID-19 cases

    3 days ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    The Chinese mainland on Tuesday reported 22 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, all imported from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Wednesday. Among these cases, eight were reported in Guangxi, five in Yunnan, two each in Shanghai and Guangdong, and one each in Beijing, Tianjin, Zhejiang, Fujian and Shandong, according to the commission, adding that the new case in Zhejiang was previously an asymptomatic case. Shanghai reported one new suspected case who arrived from outside the mainland, it said. There were no new deaths from COVID-19.
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  • Strict COVID-19 policies in Democrat-led states worked, new research found. Republican-led states saw more illness

    Strict COVID-19 policies in Democrat-led states worked, new research found. Republican-led states saw more illness

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a mask mandate, social distancing rules, and gathering limits in 2020.
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    Democrat-led states had stricter COVID-19 responses and better health outcomes, a new study found.
    States with stricter COVID-19 rules saw 8% fewer cases, on average, than models would have predicted.
    The results show that politics shouldn't influence public-health policy, researchers say.
    After nearly two years of politically charged battles over whether strict COVID-19 restrictions work - and whether they're worth the consequences - scientists awarded...
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