Coronavirus and Conspiracy

February 10, 2020

It’s clear that China isn’t being fully honest about the coronavirus outbreak. What we don’t know is how bad it really is.

Out of the whirlwind

February 9, 2020

GOD ARRIVES on the scene to respond to Job’s complaints, and boy, does He bring the thunder. Literally.

SciFriday: The Coronavirus Black Swan

February 8, 2020

The official number of cases and deaths from the novel coronavirus in China don’t add up. We discuss the parallels between this outbreak and the Spanish flu of 1918, and we explain why the impact of this goes way beyond public health.

China Hiding Coronavirus Numbers

February 6, 2020

The Chinese website Tencent may have briefly displayed the true number of Wuhan coronavirus patients Saturday—a number about ten times higher than the official figure. And the number of dead was more than 24,000, compared to the then-official total of 304.

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