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Wuhan Diary #16: The Twentieth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 11, 2020

February 11 Twentieth Day of the Wuhan City Closure Life seems to have come to a halt yet time continues to slip by. Today I finally saw our community’s epidemic report on our neighborhood WeChat group. Our community has twenty … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #13: The Seventeenth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 8, 2020

February 8 – Seventeenth Day of the Wuhan City Closure Today is Lantern Festival. Today marks the end of the Lunar New Year. I’ve never bought flash-frozen tangyuan dumplings before. Its hard to get anything fresh now. Normally we would … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #10: The Fourteenth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 5, 2020

February 5 : Fourteenth Day of Wuhan City Closure Today is the 14th of the Wuhan City closure.  I have been writing this diary for two weeks now. I first took pen in hand to help ease my own anxiety … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #5: Ninth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — January 31, 2020

January 31 – Ninth Day of the Wuhan City Closure Today mother was uncomfortable when she got out of bed. She felt like she was running a slight fever. I got very nervous as soon as I heard that. We … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #3: Seventh Day of the Wuhan City Closure — January 29, 2020

Seventh Day of the Wuhan City Closure — January 29, 2020 I cried softly as I read the article “Mama Passed Away in Wuhan Quarantine”. I forwarded the article to my mother, telling her that she must take good care … Continue reading

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Epidemic in Wuhan: Mama Passed Away in a Wuhan Hospital Isolation Room

This account by a Wuhan woman Qingqing (as told to Li Yuamu) who suddenly lost her mother after surgery when the coronavirus epidemic suddenly erupted with no prior mention in the local press is very popular on Chinese social media … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #2 The Sixth Day — January 28, 2020

28/01/2020  The 6th day of Wuhan quarantine. This is the sixth day I have stayed home and my body starts to feel “rusty”. I am coming up ways to exercise, hula hoops, jumping ropes, sit-ups, etc. I have been trying … Continue reading

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Wuhan Mayor Zhou: Reporting Delays Caused by Center, I Acted Fast Once I Got Authorization

The performance of Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang during the 2020 Wuhan coronavirus epidemic is controversial. Some online reports claim that he is on the way out because of mismanagement of the early stages of the epidemic. Hypothesis: Willing Perpetrator or … Continue reading

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Yueyang, Hunan Bans Cars and People from Hubei; Central Wuhan Bans All Unauthorized Vehicles

The Yueyang City, Hunan Province Public Health Emergency Response Command Center on January 24th issued Order #1 that all cars and people from Hubei Province be prevented from entering Yueyang City, Hunan and its subordinate counties. Translation: Yueyang City Public … Continue reading

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2005: West China’s Pig to Human Streptococcus Epidemic: Fact & Fiction

Introduction Delays in communicating emergency information to the public has been a persistent problem in China.  It was addressed by national legislation to encourage openness and some progress has been made especially on human-human epidemics. The lesson had to be … Continue reading

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