‘What Coverup?’: WHO Refuses To Acknowledge China’s Early Censorship Of Outbreak

‘What Coverup?’: WHO Refuses To Acknowledge China’s Early Censorship Of Outbreak

Update (0816ET): For the most part, the WHO briefing on its visit was everything we feared it would be: Nothing revelatory, just long, boring droning and lukewarm praise about China’s response to the outbreak, without once mentioning any kind of coverup.

One reporter apparently felt empowered to challenge the Chinese censors and ask about the cover-up, to which the WHO responded: ‘What coverup?’

BBC Q to WHO: You touched about the problems. To what extent did cover-up and censorship worsen the ability to face the epidemic?

— Eunice Yoon (@onlyyoontv) February 24, 2020

WHO: Our purpose was to find what works. Awareness is a common problem in many outbreaks. I don’t know about the factor you mentioned. We didn’t look at that factor. There were other factors we looked at as well…

— Eunice Yoon (@onlyyoontv) February 24, 2020

Outstanding work, gentlemen.

It’s become clear that the WHO visit was merely a global confidence-building exercise, as the rest of Yoon’s account shows:

 

 


Tyler Durden

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