China's economy is 18 percent of global GDP. The more it falters, the more impacts are felt everywhere, and that would be the case even if this plague were confined. But it's not.
The highest daily death counts so far on two consecutive days pushed the casualty count to 1,107, even as Chinese authorities redefined what a “confirmed case” is.
Dr. Li Wenliang was killed Thursday by the coronavirus he’d warned China about. Now he’s quoted all over the Chinese internet: “A healthy society should not have just one voice."
The World Health Organization has praised Beijing’s “transparency” and its impressive ability to lock down tens of millions of people. But its fatal first instinct was censorship.
The rationale for Beijing’s pervasive invasion of privacy is to keep people safe. But now, when it might actually help, it’s overwhelmed.
Doctors are making grueling rounds at Wuhan hospitals—sometimes wearing adult diapers to get through their shifts—as the city goes under lockdown.
More than 33 million Chinese are now quarantined and two new suspected cases of the coronavirus have appeared in the United States. What’s the WHO waiting for?
There is only one known case in Washington state. But fears are mounting that China’s increasingly drastic actions are too little too late to stop the spread of CoV worldwide.
Press coverage about the virus is tightly controlled in China, and information about it is stifled online. But now the CDC has identified a case in Washington State.
For most people in Taiwan the vote was about where the island will stand as Beijing grows increasingly aggressive.