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Watch: Brave Chinese Woman Risks Her Life to Denounce ‘Evil’ Regime’s Handling of Coronavirus

An anonymous Chinese woman courageously posted a video message to her fellow citizens on Sunday in which she called for resistance to the Communist Party, accusing it of destroying countless lives by bungling its response to the Wuhan coronavirus and warning that even now, the Party is primarily interested in suppressing dissent and maintaining power than fighting the disease.

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Silver: NBA to Consider Playing in China Despite Political, Health Concerns

CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA and USA Basketball are still considering playing in China later this year, though the complexities of both the political rift caused by a tweet last fall and the ongoing health concerns in the world’s most populous country are making those plans seem decidedly uncertain.

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Hong Kong Hospital Workers Strike as Government Refuses to Close Border to Coronavirus

Hong Kong healthcare workers launched a five-day strike as threatened on Monday to protest their government’s refusal to completely seal the border with China until the coronavirus epidemic is under control. Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam responded by announcing more travel restrictions, closing down all land crossings except the bridges to Shenzhen and Zhuhai.

HONG KONG, CHINA - FEBRUARY 03: Protesters hold placards during a rally supporting a strike in the medical industry to demand the government shut the city's border with China to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading on February 3, 2020 in Hong Kong, China. Hong Kong has 15 confirmed …

Taiwan Prepares to Battle China’s Coronavirus with Little Aid from World Community

Communist China’s relentless effort to diplomatically isolate Taiwan is bearing particularly bitter fruit this week as Taiwan prepares to battle China’s rapidly spreading coronavirus epidemic with limited assistance from the international community, since China has resolutely blocked Taiwanese membership in bodies like the World Health Organization (WHO).

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen speaks during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Palace in Taipei on October 10, 2019. - President Tsai Ing-wen pledged October 10 to defend Taiwan's sovereignty, calling it the "overwhelming consensus" among Taiwanese people to reject a model that Beijing has used to rule …

China Claims Wuhan Virus Spread Is Miraculously Declining, Defying Experts

China’s National Health Commission claimed on Wednesday the rate of infection for the new deadly coronavirus originating in central Wuhan city is miraculously declining, directly contradicting estimates by public health experts the spread will continue to accelerate and peak only after a few months and finally begin declining in the summer.

A woman (R) wearing a protective facemask to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in Wuhan, leaves a supermarket holding her groceries as her friend (L) waits for her in Beijing on January 29, 2020. - The number of confirmed cases in the new virus outbreak …