19 Feb 2020

Russia to ban entry of Chinese nationals to halt virus

Russia announced that on Thursday, the country will temporarily ban Chinese nationals from entering Russia due to the outbreak of the infectious coronavirus disease. Russia’s travel ban aims to combat the outbreak that has infected over 73,000 people worldwide. The plan was announced by Russian authorities on Tuesday. It is

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12 Feb 2020

Xi’s reemergence shows how carefully China is controlling the coronavirus narrative

Xi Jinping, China’s current president, appeared to speak about the national health epidemic occurring in the province of Wuhan on Monday in an attempt to stifle criticism of how the issue is being handled by Chinese authorities. The video was released to a Chinese broadcaster, CCTV, and featured Xi visiting

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07 Feb 2020

Li Wenliang: Coronavirus kills Chinese whistleblower doctor

Li Wenliang, the Chinese doctor who initially alerted the Chinese government to the deadly coronavirus outbreak, passed away early on Friday. Despite contradictory reports about Wenliang’s death, it has been confirmed that the doctor has died after contracting the disease while treating patients infected with it. The virus has now

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27 Jan 2020

China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak

The trade of wild animals has been banned as of Sunday within the city of Wuhan, China. The government stated that they will severely investigate and punish violators to the ban. The ban is a result of the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus that has killed several Wuhan

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