There’s a lot of negatives to find in the response to the coronavirus outbreak, but the flaws in the response represent learning opportunities.
COVID-19 produces signs and symptoms that are similar to influenza, which makes it difficult to distinguish between the two.
Medical conspiracy theories have the power to increase distrust in medical authorities, which can impact people’s willingness to protect themselves.
In today’s China, there are few to hold the president to account.
If Beijing cannot or does not curb the transmission of the novel coronavirus in Xinjiang, it’s possible that it will evolve, as the influenza virus did in 1918, to become even more dangerous to humans.
As the new coronavirus, called 2019-nCoV, spreads rapidly around the globe, the international community is scrambling to keep up. Scientists…
Xi Jinping is well aware that the way his government manages the coronavirus in Wuhan, the cradle of the Chinese Revolution in 1911, may heavily affect his authority.
Starving the CDC of critical funding will make it far harder for the government to react quickly to a public health emergency.