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Mongolia Braces for Coronavirus Impact
February 09, 2020

Mongolia Braces for Coronavirus Impact

By Monica Weller
Mongolia has shut its border with China and closed down schools, among other efforts to prevent the virus from spreading into the country.
Coronavirus and China’s ‘Authoritarian Advantage’
February 08, 2020

Coronavirus and China’s ‘Authoritarian Advantage’

By Jonathan Schwartz
The benefits of China’s “authoritarian advantage” in responding to the current coronavirus outbreak are questionable.

Taiwan Delays Spring Semester, Tightens Travel Rules Over Coronavirus Worries
February 08, 2020

Taiwan Delays Spring Semester, Tightens Travel Rules Over Coronavirus Worries

By James X. Morris
Taiwan has rapidly scaled up preventative measures designed to contain a potential outbreak.

Taiwan’s Coronavirus Response Hits Obstacles Set by Chinese Government
February 07, 2020

Taiwan’s Coronavirus Response Hits Obstacles Set by Chinese Government

By Nick Aspinwall
Despite international calls for Taiwan’s inclusion in the WHO, the country is being restricted from accessing updated information and has struggled to repatriate its citizens from Wuhan.

Coronavirus Concerns Intensify in South Korea
February 07, 2020

Coronavirus Concerns Intensify in South Korea

By Kyle Ferrier
If it's not brought under control soon, the epidemic could have an outsized economic and political impact on South Korea.
Wuhan Whistleblower Doctor Dies of Coronavirus
February 07, 2020

Wuhan Whistleblower Doctor Dies of Coronavirus

By Shannon Tiezzi
Li Wenliang, who was punished by police for "spreading rumors" about the epidemic, has passed away, according to Global Times.

Coronavirus Outbreak: What Is the World Doing to Help China?
February 06, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak: What Is the World Doing to Help China?

By Eleanor Albert
Countries, companies, and nonprofits from around the world are sending funds and supplies to help combat the epidemic.
China and Cambodia: Love in the Time of Coronavirus
February 06, 2020

China and Cambodia: Love in the Time of Coronavirus

By Shannon Tiezzi
Hun Sen's “special visit” to China was a high-profile show of support for Beijing's handling of the outbreak.

The Message Behind China’s Insta-Hospital
February 06, 2020

The Message Behind China’s Insta-Hospital

By Jasmine Chia
Building a hospital in 10 days is just the latest manifestation of China’s authoritarian tendency to display power through construction.

Uyghurs and the China Coronavirus
February 05, 2020

Uyghurs and the China Coronavirus

By Munawwar Abdulla
An epidemic and crowded mass detention camps are a potentially deadly combination.

Africa’s Coronavirus Challenge
February 04, 2020

Africa’s Coronavirus Challenge

By Hannah Ryder
The decision whether to evacuate their citizens from China is just the first hurdle for African countries amid the outbreak.
World Health Organization Tackles Misinformation Over China Coronavirus Outbreak
February 04, 2020

World Health Organization Tackles Misinformation Over China Coronavirus Outbreak

By Associated Press
The WHO says the new epidemic has been accompanied by a massive “infodemic” — an overabundance of information, some accurate and some not.

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