Thayer and Han: China’s biological ‘Chernobyl’: Different country, same lies

China’s recent deadly coronavirus outbreak, commencing in Wuhan in early December 2019 and rapidly spreading throughout the country and world, demonstrates that dictatorship can  exacerbate a disaster, whether it is naturally occurring or manmade, such as the Soviet Sverdlovsk anthrax outbreak in 1979. The pandemic is China’s Chernobyl. While the Chinese authorities initially reported about […]