A young mom in New Mexico tweeted some random “shower thoughts” about early signs of COVID-19 in the U.S., and wound up RTed by the leading Chinese Communist Party spokesman.
Trump described the pandemic sweeping the globe “a foreign virus,” but the Chinese are calling it an American one.
The Chinese Communist Party is desperate to get people back to work, hoping iffy algorithms tracking the population can substitute for widespread quarantines. What could go wrong?
China’s president wants to show everything is under control when, all too clearly, it is not.
The voracious insects already have ravaged parts of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. China may be next. How much more can it take?
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.