To cope with a potential increase in respiratory illnesses in China during the upcoming holidays, health authorities have called for close monitoring of different pathogens, stepping up vaccination among vulnerable groups and bolstering medical capacities in rural areas.
Foreign Ministry has announced that beginning on Aug 30, it would no longer require travelers entering China to take a PCR test or an antigen test for COVID-19.
The risk of a new large-scale COVID-19 outbreak in China in the short term is minimal, despite a recent uptick in new infections, according to health experts.
China has granted conditional approval to two homegrown COVID-19 oral pills, the National Medical Products Administration said on Jan 29.
From Sunday, China starts managing COVID-19 with measures designed for combating Class B infectious diseases, instead of Class A infectious diseases.
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 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.
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.