Some assisted reproductive treatments like oocyte retrieval will soon be covered with basic medical insurance and work injury compensation insurance. The change was announced recently in a document issued by the medical security bureau of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.
China had detected 24 imported cases of the new Omicron variant CH.1.1 and its offshoots as of Monday. However, the strain is not expected to spark widespread transmission in the short term, according to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
These are the things you should know about China's latest COVID-19 measures.
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.
China has granted approval to five COVID-19 antigen test kits made by local companies to be used for self-testing as a way to beef up early detection capabilities to cope with the more evasive and transmissible Omicron variant.
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.
Nearly two years after the COVID-19 outbreak, China has granted emergency approval for its first antibody combination therapy for COVID-19 treatment, adding a tool to the world's arsenal against the disease.