Public fury is growing, with calls for more freedom of speech, but observers don’t expect any dramatic changes.
Dali L. YangBeijing battles ‘crisis of Chernobyl proportions’ in coronavirus outbreak scmp.com/news/china/pol… via @scmpnews I should underscore that I hope that the virus will be contained and am rooting for China to do so. The cost of failure is simply too great for China and for the world.
Wuhan police had reprimanded Li Wenliang after the ophthalmologist warned a chat group of fellow doctors in late December of the possible return of SARS.
Dali L. YangDr. Li Wenliang, one of the eight medical professionals who were admonished by police in in late Dec 2019, became infected with the #coronavirus tells his experience and his own battle with the #2019-nCoV pneumonia.
Gilead Sciences has provided doses of an experimental antiviral drug to doctors for the emergency treatment of a small number of patients infected by the new coronavirus.
Dali L. YangGilead Sciences said it is sending an experimental antiviral drug to China for emergency treatment of coronavirus patients as well as testing to see if it works against the virus wsj.com/articles/gilea… via @WSJ
Dali L. Yangpneumonia" in accordance with law. Official news reports of the time say that the Wuhan police wanted to remind people it would be unrelenting in dealing with those who concoct and spread rumors (xinhuanet.com/2020-01/01/c_1…). This news item was prominently carried on
Dali L. YangEarlier today the Wuhan police tried to lighten the effect of its earlier action by saying that the eight were given "education and criticism" but were "not detained" (yicai.com/news/100483362…). It also revealed that the eight had shared information with others that various
Dali L. YangSichuan put in place a variety of measures to prepare for the #coronavirus emergency and then announced its public emergency. A copy of this report can still be accessed here as of this writing: 复盘一个四川zf推进防疫工作的时间线！标准作业
Dali L. YangWuhan set up a command headquarters for the coronavirus pneumonia pandemic on January 20. Mayor Zhou Xianwang is the commander 指挥长. Its initial meeting called for activating war-time operations mechanisms.
Dali L. YangThis development has enormous implications for global pharma industry and innovation: Drugmakers agreed to cut prices of some of their newest innovative drugs in China by an average of 61%, state media says bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @business