The Watchlist Series: China’s Government Response to Covid-19: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly S1 E9

Apr 3, 2020 | Digital Media, Video, Watchlist Series

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Back on January 1st of this year, the Wuhan Public Security Bureau issued a legal summons to Dr. Li Wenliang, accusing him of ‘spreading rumors.’ Two days later, at a police station, Dr. Li signed a statement acknowledging his ‘misdemeanor’ and promising not to commit further ‘unlawful acts.’ Quote unquote . While seven other people were arrested on similar charges and their fate is unknown.” As shown by a New York Times study based on cell data, on that day 175,000 people left Wuhan. At the time, 21 countries had flights directly to Wuhan.