Illustration: Perry Tse Illustration: Perry Tse
Illustration: Perry Tse

How the self-inflicted collapse of US-China scientific ties compounded Washington’s coronavirus failure

  • When Covid-19 emerged in Wuhan, the few US health specialists remaining in China were relegated to the embassy in Beijing, largely unaware of the new contagion
  • The severing of contacts interrupted the exchange of information as well as the supply of personal protective equipment that was in short supply in the US

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Illustration: Perry Tse Illustration: Perry Tse
Illustration: Perry Tse
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