Sceptics have questioned whether Chinese officials have tried to cover up the full extent of the outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
Sceptics have questioned whether Chinese officials have tried to cover up the full extent of the outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s credibility on the line as it tries to dispels fears it will cover up spread of Wuhan virus

  • World watches to see if country has learned painful lessons from Sars outbreak as one former World Health Organisation official accuses officials of ‘lying from the start’ of the outbreak
  • Party’s law and order body warns officials that anyone who tries to hide the spread of the disease will be ‘nailed on the pillar of shame for eternity’

Sceptics have questioned whether Chinese officials have tried to cover up the full extent of the outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
Sceptics have questioned whether Chinese officials have tried to cover up the full extent of the outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
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