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Two hospitals in Guiyang City and Guian New Area in Guizhou province are listed among the fifth batch of names for National Regional Medical Centers.
Chinese health authorities announced late on Monday that they have decided to immediately rename the term "novel coronavirus pneumonia" to "novel coronavirus infection" and downgrade the management of the disease from category A to category B starting Jan 8.
Who should quarantine at home? Asymptomatic carriers or mild cases without serious underlying illnesses; people who are infected but have stable underlying health conditions, and do not need hospitalization.
Major adjustments have been made to China's COVID-19 control policies, according to a 10-point notice released by the National Health Commission on Wednesday. Below are some of the key changes, to help you keep up to date.
China released its first diagnosis and treatment guideline for monkeypox on Wednesday, making it clear that the virus can spread through close contact and droplets, but most patients can recover without special treatment.
Fully vaccinated people in China can now choose to receive a different shot from their original inoculation as a booster in a process called sequential immunization.
On Nov 26, the World Health Organization has officially designated a new strain of novel coronavirus as the Omicron variant and categorized it as a Variant of Concern.
Giving children COVID-19 vaccine shots is an important part of building up immunity barrier for the entire population, as well as an important measure to block the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Southwest China's Guizhou province recently issued a notice announcing reductions to the fees for nucleic acid testing, with the adjustment taking effect from Sept 10.
The Guizhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention now offers nucleic acid tests for the public and issues results in both Chinese and English, according to the Guizhou Health Commission.