A member of a medical team leaving for Wuhan says goodbye to a loved one in Urumqi on January 28. Instead of looking for blame, we should be throwing our support behind the selfless doctors, nurses and other medical staff risking their lives to contain the outbreak. Photo: Xinhua
Andrew Sheng
Opinion

Opinion

Andrew Sheng

Viral connectivity means we all have to accept the threat of disease and disaster

  • In an increasingly interconnected world, those of us who enjoy the fruits of globalisation must also bear its risks: climate crisis, drug resistance and emerging epidemics. As the Wuhan outbreak shows, we must work together
A member of a medical team leaving for Wuhan says goodbye to a loved one in Urumqi on January 28. Instead of looking for blame, we should be throwing our support behind the selfless doctors, nurses and other medical staff risking their lives to contain the outbreak. Photo: Xinhua
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