David Gilbert

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China Just Kicked Out 3 Foreign Journalists For Negative Coronavirus Coverage

Beijing gave the Wall Street Journal reporters five days to leave the country after the paper published an opinion piece criticizing China's response to the outbreak.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
coronavirus

Shocking Videos Show Chinese Authorities Humiliating People For Not Wearing Masks

One video shows a man being tied up by his neighbors, who forced him to wear a bra as a mask.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak Just Got Much, Much Worse

Chinese officials reported almost 15,000 new infections on a single day, bringing the total number to over 60,000 worldwide.
David Gilbert
2.14.20
coronavirus

Here’s How China Is Silencing Coronavirus Critics in the U.S.

As Chinese tech companies have gone global, so has China’s ability to censor communications outside of the mainland.
David Gilbert
2.12.20

China Arrested a Whistleblower Who Shot Viral Video of Coronavirus Corpses in Wuhan

Fang Bin refused to leave his home so police blocked the exits and firefighters broke down his door.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
coronavirus

Chinese Authorities Say Someone Caught Coronavirus After Being Exposed for Just 15 Seconds

Several cases of rapid infection have been reported as China scrambles to contain the epidemic.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
coronavirus

China Is Erasing Tributes to Coronavirus Whistleblower Doctor Li Wenliang

His death prompted an outpouring of grief and rage at Beijing's response to the virus, and the now the government is scrubbing it out.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
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The Chinese Doctor Who Tried to Warn the World About Coronavirus Has Died

Li Wenliang noticed seven patients with SARS-like symptoms in December and tried to warn the world about it but was silenced by police.
David Gilbert
2.7.20
coronavirus

‘Of Course We're Panicking:’ Here's What It’s Like Inside Wuhan’s Coronavirus Quarantine Zone

Hospitals don‘t have enough beds or medical supplies, and people are afraid.
David Gilbert
2.5.20
coronavirus

China Is Now Admitting ‘Shortcomings’ in Its Response to Coronavirus

The admission came on the deadliest day of the virus so far, when 65 new deaths were confirmed.
David Gilbert
2.5.20
coronavirus

Here’s the 1,000-Bed Coronavirus Hospital China Built in 10 Days

It's one of two new hospitals Beijing hopes will meet the huge demand for beds as the numbers of infections and deaths skyrocket.
David Gilbert
2.4.20
coronavirus

‘More Than Outraged’: Chinese Citizens Are Getting Angry About Beijing's Handling of Coronavirus

Almost 10,000 people are now infected in China, and some citizens are accusing the government of covering up the threat of the virus.
David Gilbert
2.3.20
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