WHO: it is “impossible” to predict the direction of the coronavirus

direction of the coronavirus

“All countries have to prepare for the arrival of COVID-19 cases,” the World Health Organization warned. The World Health Organization (WHO) said today (02.15.2020) that it is “impossible” to predict the direction that China’s coronavirus will take and expressed “concern” about the “growing number of cases” in that country, according to its CEO, Tedros Adhanom … Read more…

Wang Yu: Freedom of expression is more important than ever

Wang Yu: Freedom of expression is more important than ever

Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Yu believes that the tragic death of doctor Li Wenliang has opened people’s eyes to the real nature of their leadership. DW: After the death of doctor Li Wenliang, who was the first to draw attention to the similarity of the new virus to the SARS virus, there were many … Read more…

Coronavirus: German experts hope to contain COVID-19

Coronavirus: German experts hope to contain COVID-19

German experts consider the significance of the Chinese infection numbers to be very limited. But now you know more about the virus and the ways of infection. Are the numbers from China reliable? What will the new virus transmit? How can an impending pandemic be contained? At an information event organized by the Science Media Center and the National … Read more…

Hope for rejected sick people in China

Hope for rejected sick people in China

There are now 65,000 corona cases nationwide – in Hubei alone, 4,800 infections were added on Thursday. The numbers from China sound dramatic. They are the result of a new way of counting, which also means hope. It took Zhang Hongwen nine days and three laboratory tests before she finally got a place in the hospital for … Read more…

Coronavirus reaches Africa

Coronavirus

The insidious pathogen Sars-CoV-2 has arrived on the African continent: Egypt reported the first infection with the novel coronavirus. The Chinese government has since stressed that it has an epidemic under control. A person from abroad was infected with the novel coronavirus, said the Egyptian Ministry of Health. It shows no symptoms of respiratory disease, … Read more…

“KP China primarily in action for itself”

"KP China primarily in action for itself"

China’s leadership has changed nothing since the SARS crisis to better respond to such emergencies. The system of KP rule does not even allow that, historian Lifan Zhang says in the DW interview. Deutsche Welle: How do you assess the party’s performance in the current crisis?  Lifan Zhang: Although the party leadership has promised a lot … Read more…

Corona virus is affecting auto industry worldwide

Corona virus is affecting auto industry worldwide

Car manufacturers are increasingly feeling the consequences of the virus outbreak in China. Some corporations fear failures in Europe or extend the company vacation. Now the search for suppliers outside of China begins. Fiat Chrysler is the first European automaker to anticipate that a stagnant supply of parts from the country in two to four weeks could affect production … Read more…

Li Wenliang – Posthumously a national hero

Li Wenliang - Posthumously a national hero

After the death of the Chinese doctor, who was the first to draw attention to the danger of the new virus, the party now praised its “professionalism”. At first, she had branded him a liar. “Yes.” “I understand it.” These are probably Li Wenliang’s last written statements. Li was summoned on January 3, 2020, by the Zhongnanlu Police Station … Read more…

Wuhan whistleblower doctor dies

Li Wenliang

He warned of the coronavirus early on and therefore got into trouble with the police. Now Chinese doctor Li Wenliang himself died of lung disease. The Chinese government is launching an investigation. The 34-year-old Li Wenliang (article picture) infected himself in the fight against the virus, the “extensive efforts” to save his life were in vain, said … Read more…