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Chinese health officials pressed for COVID-19 spike data

WHO is seeking more information from Beijing about the COVID-19 surge in China while many nations impose travel restrictions. The E.U. is offering China free vaccinations.

A lack of data on China's COVID-19 surge is causing friction with the West
A lack of data on China's COVID-19 surge is causing friction with the West (AN/Fusion Medical Animation/Unsplash

World health officials pressed for more information from Beijing as COVID-19 spikes across China, while Western nations are imposing new travel restrictions to protect their people from another pandemic surge.

Specialists from the World Health Organization were meeting again with their Chinese counterparts in a renewed effort to learn more from the secretive and authoritarian government about the spread of COVID-19 across China and to offer WHO's expertise and support.

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