BEIJING, April 5 (Xinhua) — The following is a summary of published science and technology news of China.
COVID-19 VACCINATIONS ON CAMPUS
China’s Ministry of Education has issued a notice to ask local education departments and universities to proactively cooperate with local vaccination work.
The document urged local education departments and universities to join hands with local health departments in making reasonable plans for on-campus inoculations, thus organizing the vaccination of local schools in batches in an orderly manner.
VIRUS OF COVID-19 CASES
The virus behind the latest cluster of COVID-19 cases in the city of Ruili, in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, shared the same origin, gene sequencing results have shown.
Gong Yunzun, Party chief of Ruili, said at a press briefing on Saturday that the viruses from 14 COVID-19 cases reported in the city are very similar in their gene sequencing results, suggesting that they came from the same transmission source.
Gong said the viruses belong to the same group as those reported by Myanmar, adding that the virus gene sequencing results of 10 of the cases are exactly the same. No virus mutation has been found.
The revenue of China’s cloud gaming market is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 135 percent from 2020 to 2023.
The estimated revenue growth will be significantly higher than the global average of 101 percent, making China one of the leading potential markets for cloud games, according to the report jointly released by the Tencent research institute and Newzoo, a global games and esports analytics provider.
The number of potential cloud game users in China will hit 60.65 million in 2021, and patent activity in the cloud gaming sector increased by 81 percent year on year in 2019.