Workers in protective gear disinfect a plane bound for New York Incheon International Airport in South Korea, as the pandemic shifts westwards. Photo: AP
Christine Loh
Opinion

Opinion

Christine Loh

No room for coronavirus conceit from US or China as world has its hands full fighting pandemic

  • It is too simplistic to credit China’s containment to authoritarianism, just as America’s failings cannot be blamed on democracy
  • Any attempt by Beijing or Washington to wag fingers or overplay success only puts off the ordinary people who are paying the price of the pandemic

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Workers in protective gear disinfect a plane bound for New York Incheon International Airport in South Korea, as the pandemic shifts westwards. Photo: AP
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