It took China over a week to tell the world it had human-to-human transmission, says a doctor who diagnosed several early cases.
Officials started dumping documents into burning barrels hours after the State Department told them they had to leave.
The offices of Public Opinion Research Institute were raided after it published a poll showing 60% of residents no longer believe Hong Kong is a free city.
An influx of new coronavirus cases in Beijing led to finger-pointing at a chopping board used to cut fish—but officials now say it's not to blame.
Schools are closed, flights are cancelled, and restaurants and bars that reopened just days ago have been shuttered once again.
Zhou Fengsuo says his account was locked at the behest of the Chinese government.
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The vote, while expected, sparked anger and despair in Hong Kong, where many fear it marks an end to the city’s freedoms.
“Anti-riot police are everywhere. Cars are stopped by roadblocks for searching," one protester said. "The scale of [stop and search] has never been seen before.”
“The anger of Hong Kongers over this policy is bigger than their fear of coronavirus.”
And Beijing is signaling it will block a global investigation into how the pandemic began.
One lawmaker got dragged across the floor by his shirt collar. Another was carried out on a stretcher.