Protests erupted across China in an unprecedented defiance of Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policy

Beijing CNN – Protests broke out all over China On Saturday, including on universities and in Shanghai as hundreds chanted “Step down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!” in an unprecedented show of defiance against the country’s increasingly tough and costly anti-Covid policy. a Deadly fire An apartment block in Urumqi, the capital of the … Read more

Falling home prices is coming. High unemployment could make it much worse

London CNN Business – Last year, Auckland’s largest real estate company was unable to sell properties fast enough to meet demand in New Zealand’s largest city. Homes were “flying out the door,” said Grant Sykes, a principal at the Barfoot & Thompson real estate agency. “There were chin-breaking moments when agents would stand across the … Read more

Under Xi Jinping, Zero-Covid Accelerates China’s Surveillance Situation

Hong Kong CNN – As a new deadly virus swept through the central city of Wuhan and spread throughout the country China In early 2020, the country’s ruling Communist Party and its leader, Xi Jinping, faced a crisis on a scale not seen in decades. In Wuhan, chaos reigned. The city closed itself off from … Read more

Heart failure: Study finds black patients are less likely to get the devices and implants they need

CNN – There is increasing evidence that black heart failure patients are less likely to receive advanced treatments than white patients. A study published Wednesday in the journal Circulation: heart failure He found that among a group of adults with heart failure, white people were twice as likely as black people to receive a heart … Read more

China’s economy is in ‘deep trouble’ as Xi heads to Communist Party congress

Hong Kong CNN Business – When Xi Jinping took power a decade ago, China had just overtaken Japan to become the world’s second largest economy. It has grown at an extraordinary pace since then. With an average annual growth rate of 6.7% since 2012, China has experienced one of the fastest sustainable expansions of a … Read more

Opinion: The astonishing toll of this ongoing emergency

Editor’s note: Brenda Rivera-Garcia, DVM, MPH is Senior Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Programs for Americas, a former researcher with the US Branch of Disease Control and Dengue Prevention and a regional epidemiologist in Puerto Rico. The opinions expressed in this comment are their own. Opinion More opinion Articles on CNN. CNN – … Read more