- Breitbart News 23:03March 13, 2020China Pushes Propaganda that U.S. Created the CoronavirusThursday’s allegations from the Chinese Foreign Ministry that the Wuhan coronavirus is a biological weapon created by the U.S. military were not a fluke or an example of a rogue spokesman running his mouth. Foreign Ministry mouthpiece Zhao Lijian doubled down with more allegations on Friday, signaling a major effort by the Chinese Communist Party to gaslight the entire world and avoid responsibility for the global pandemic unleashed by the Chinese government.
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- Business Insider 15:47March 2, 2020It looks like Apple sent care packages containing iPads, hand sanitizer, and food to China employees on lockdownGetty Apple appears to have sent care packages containing iPads, hand sanitizer, food and more to its staff in China who are on lockdown thanks to the coronavirus outbreak.
As first reported by MacRumors, Apple staff have posted about receiving the packages on Chinese microblogging site Weibo.
On Friday, a Weibo account called "Apple Express" posted a picture of a letter from the tech giant passing on "best wishes" to affected employees.
The packages appear to have been sent to Apple staff in Hubei, Wenzhou, and other Chinese provinces.
Business Insider has approached Apple for comment.
Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It looks like Apple has sent care packages containing iPads, hand sanitizer, food and more to its staff in China who remain on lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.
As first reported by MacRumors, it appears that Apple staff have posted about receiving the packages on Chinese microblogging site Weibo.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: 62 new emoji and emoji variations were just finalized, including a bubble tea emoji and a transgender flag. Here's how everyday people submit their own emoji.See Also:Apple CEO Tim Cook said the Trump administration directly intervened to help the iPhone maker break into IndiaTwo Amazon employees in Italy have contracted the coronavirusChina's air pollution dropped dramatically after coronavirus lockdownSEE ALSO: Tim Cook says he's optimistic that China is getting the coronavirus under control and says Apple has reopened factories
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- Business Insider 22:42February 21, 2020More than 100 wild animals died from poisoning in a mass die-off seemingly triggered by coronavirus disinfectantSTR/AFP via Getty Images More than 100 wild animals were found dead in a Chinese megacity and tests show that they were poisoned by the disinfectant that's being used to combat the coronavirus.
At least 17 species of animals, including wild boar, weasels, and blackbirds, were affected by the mass die-off.
Nanchong Stray Animal Rescue claims that authorities are killing domesticated animals outright amid fears that they can spread the coronavirus.
Animal activists shared distressing footage on Weibo: bloodied animals, a man hitting a dog with a stick, and an officer poking a lifeless dog.
Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Animals are the latest victims of the coronavirus crisis in mainland China.
Amid a scramble to control the spread of COVID-19, Chinese authorities believe, based on samples and tests, that at least 135 wild animals were poisoned by disinfectants being used to curb the illness, United Press International said based on reports from China's state-owned news agency Xinhua.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderNOW WATCH: The reason some men go bald, according to a dermatologistSee Also:The coronavirus death toll has reached 2,250, with more than 76,000 infected. Here's everything we know about the outbreak.We combed through dozens of new studies on the coronavirus. The research suggests 80% of cases are mild, but the epidemic could 'rebound.'The biggest breakdown yet of novel coronavirus cases suggests that 80% are mild. Some patients never show symptoms.
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- Mashable 22:59February 8, 2020Chinese social media users quote 'Les Misérables' and 'Chernobyl' to protest coronavirus censorshipA song from the musical Les Misérables is making the rounds on Chinese social media after the death of Li Wenliang, the doctor credited as the coronavirus whistleblower.
The musical's "Can You Hear The People Sing?" has become rallying cry for pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong. In the musical and its 2012 movie adaptation, the song is sung to incite a civilian uprising against the oppressive French monarchy. As protests picked up again in June 2019, Chinese music streaming sites took down the song, citing copyright reasons.
Now, it's being quoted on social media sites like Weibo as Chinese people grieve the death of a "martyr" and "hero." But many of the posts praising Li are disappearing, Quartz reports. Read more...More about Weibo, Wechat, Coronavirus, Culture, and Web Culture
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