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Wuhan Diary #29: The 33rd Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 24, 2020

February 24th The 33rd day of the Wuhan City Closure It’s Monday again. I’ve never liked Mondays because it means I have to go to work. I didn’t think that one day I’d miss it and want to go to … Continue reading

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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 #12: The Sixteenth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 7, 2020

February 7, the Sixteenth Day of the Wuhan City Closure These days since Wuhan closed I have, as my parents asked, turned off the lights and gone to be at midnight. Yesterday evening was the only time I didn’t do … Continue reading

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Wuhan Diary #8: The Twelfth Day of the Wuhan City Closure — February 3, 2020

February 3rd, The 12th day of Wuhan Quarantine My cough has improved significantly over the past two days. Although I still cough a little, it is much better. My mother had a fever for the last few days but her … 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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Joyce Wang Yale Thesis on Henan HIV Crisis: “A Pint of ABO The Currency of Life and Death in China’s HIV Epidemic”

This remarkable thesis on Henan’s HIV epidemic in the 1990s, based on primary sources and interviews with key figure Dr. Wang Shuping, is available online at http://hshm.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Wang%2C%20Joyce%20(Yuexin)%20-%20Senior%20essay.pdf

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2008: Tibet’s Rural Economy and Caterpillar Fungus

Many rural Tibetans throughout Tibetan areas of China make substantial earnings harvesting caterpillar fungus. This article below  “Reiyang Trade Network New Forum: If you need to buy caterpillar fungus, post in this forum” found on a traders’  website, gives an … Continue reading

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