A medical staff member wearing protective clothing takes a man’s temperature at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. Photo: AFP A medical staff member wearing protective clothing takes a man’s temperature at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. Photo: AFP
A medical staff member wearing protective clothing takes a man’s temperature at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. Photo: AFP
Zheng Yongnian
Opinion

Opinion

Zheng Yongnian and Translated by Yuen Kum Cheong

To cope with the coronavirus outbreak, China needs less politics and more science

  • Adopting a scientific approach in their daily lives would help the Chinese people better handle tests such as Sars and the novel coronavirus
  • If this does not happen, China will continue to lack the stoicism and initiative it needs from all quarters to cope with crises

A medical staff member wearing protective clothing takes a man’s temperature at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. Photo: AFP A medical staff member wearing protective clothing takes a man’s temperature at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. Photo: AFP
A medical staff member wearing protective clothing takes a man’s temperature at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital. Photo: AFP
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