Tag Archives: epidemic

2005: Avian Flu Cover-up Chronicles

[Repeating a 2011 blog post with an English language title this time.] The difficulty of diagnosing bird flu makes it hard to know if an epidemic is underway. It must be even harder for doctors to diagnose an epidemic if … Continue reading

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2003: Instant Messaging at the Time of SARS — Sarcasm and the Leadership

Instant Messages at the Time of SARS —  Sarcasm and the Leadership Cell phone messaging relayed much information and misinformation throughout China during the 2002 – 2003 SARS epidemic . The government found that sarcastic attacks on government officials spread very … Continue reading

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HIV in Henan Province: Chinese article “Revealing the “Blood Wound” of the Spread of HIV AIDS in Henan Province

Revealing the “Blood Wound” of the Spread of HIV AIDS in Henan Province — Written on the eve of the first AIDS Day of the New Millennium By He Aifang November 28, 2000 (Posted on the http://bbscity.com/news/rdxw/forum.html Corruption forum among … Continue reading

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2005: Sichuan Pig Flu Epidemic Humor

猪流感幽默 During the 2005 Pig Flu outbreak some pig flu humor erupted online that reminded me of  instant messaging humor that spread throughout China during the 2002 – 2003 pig flu epidemic. From a Chengdu web forum — Pig Flu … Continue reading

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