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Roxanne Liu

China's industrial firms post steepest fall in profits in a decade

27 Mar 2020

BEIJING Profits at China's industrial firms slumped in the first two months of the year to their lowest in at least a decade, with the mining, manufacturing and power sectors all seeing sharp falls, as a virus epidemic battered China's economy.

As virus explodes, world races to mask up

26 Mar 2020

By Michael Shields, Carl O'Donnell, Roxanne Liu and Anthony Deutsch

Fujifilm shares jump 15% on China coronavirus drug trial boost

18 Mar 2020

TOKYO/BEIJING Shares in Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp surged 15% on Wednesday after a Chinese official said an active ingredient of the company's Avigan anti-flu drug appeared to help coronavirus patients recover.

China approves use of Roche drug in battle against coronavirus complications

04 Mar 2020

BEIJING/ZURICH China has approved the use of Swiss drugmaker Roche's anti-inflammation drug Actemra for patients who develop severe complications from the coronavirus as it urgently hunts for new ways to combat the deadly infection that is spreading worldwide.

China HIV patients risk running out of AIDS drugs in days - UNAIDS

19 Feb 2020

LONDON/BEIJING HIV patients in China risk running out of life-saving AIDS drugs because quarantines and lockdowns aimed at containing the coronavirus disease outbreak mean they cannot replenish vital medicine stocks, United Nations AIDS agency said on Wednesday.

China HIV patients risk running out of AIDS drugs in days - UNAIDS

19 Feb 2020

LONDON/BEIJING HIV patients in China risk running out of life-saving AIDS drugs because quarantines and lockdowns aimed at containing the coronavirus disease outbreak mean they cannot replenish vital medicine stocks, United Nations AIDS agency said on Wednesday.

RPT-FOCUS-Coronavirus outbreak begins to disrupt booming China drug trials

13 Feb 2020

Feb 12 The fast-spreading coronavirus is starting to disrupt testing of experimental medicines in China, posing a threat to plans by global drugmakers that have invested billions of dollars to harness the potential of the Asian economic powerhouse.

Coronavirus outbreak begins to disrupt booming China drug trials

13 Feb 2020

The fast-spreading coronavirus is starting to disrupt testing of experimental medicines in China, posing a threat to plans by global drugmakers that have invested billions of dollars to harness the potential of the Asian economic powerhouse.

Desperate for coronavirus solutions, Chinese turn to HIV drugs, gray market and traditional cures

06 Feb 2020

BEIJING The rapidly spreading virus in China and a shortage of medical resources are prompting people to resort to unorthodox ways to obtain treatment, with some appealing to HIV patients and unauthorized importers for medicine. | Video

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