Asia Today: China virus cases spike as WHO researchers visit

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, workers begin to build a medical isolation site that, according to state media, will cover 33 hectares and have room for several thousand people in Shijiazhuang in northern China's Hebei Province, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. China has put more than 20 million people under varying degrees of lockdown in Hebei, Beijing and other areas in hopes of stemming infections ahead of next month's Lunar New Year holiday.

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