People wearing face masks crowd escalators inside a subway station during morning rush hour in Beijing, as workers across the country gradually return after weeks of lockdown and stay-at-home orders. Photo: Reuters People wearing face masks crowd escalators inside a subway station during morning rush hour in Beijing, as workers across the country gradually return after weeks of lockdown and stay-at-home orders. Photo: Reuters
People wearing face masks crowd escalators inside a subway station during morning rush hour in Beijing, as workers across the country gradually return after weeks of lockdown and stay-at-home orders. Photo: Reuters
Winston Mok
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Winston Mok

The record shows China has risen to the coronavirus challenge admirably, whatever the US may believe

  • Mistakes were made in the early days, including attempts to block information and impede investigations at home, but Beijing has been upfront with the international community about Covid-19
  • Amid mutual finger-pointing, both the US and China in fact faced similar problems in their battle to contain the pandemic

People wearing face masks crowd escalators inside a subway station during morning rush hour in Beijing, as workers across the country gradually return after weeks of lockdown and stay-at-home orders. Photo: Reuters People wearing face masks crowd escalators inside a subway station during morning rush hour in Beijing, as workers across the country gradually return after weeks of lockdown and stay-at-home orders. Photo: Reuters
People wearing face masks crowd escalators inside a subway station during morning rush hour in Beijing, as workers across the country gradually return after weeks of lockdown and stay-at-home orders. Photo: Reuters
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