Chinese Stores Run Out of Basic Medicines as Panicked Citizens Hoard for Coronavirus Surge

A week after Chinese state media confidently boasted that surging production of masks and medicine would turn the massive nationwide Chinese coronavirus outbreak into a marvelous profit opportunity, the South China Morning Post (SCMP) told a very different tale of anguished Chinese coronavirus patents finding store shelves bereft of aspirin, ibuprofen, and other over-the-counter medicines that could make their symptoms more bearable.

BEIJING, CHINA - DECEMBER 04: Security guards wear PPE as they guard outside a community in an area with residents under health monitoring or lockdown for COVID-19 on December 4, 2022 in Beijing, China. In recent weeks, China has been recording some of its highest number of COVID-19 cases since …

UK Medical School Agrees to ‘De-Colonise Curriculum’

The University of Bristol’s Medical School has outlined measures the institution will take to “de-colonise the curriculum”. One of the UK’s top medical schools, Bristol announced it will be taking a range of actions including educating students on medicine’s ‘racist’


Chinese Media Brag of ‘Roaring’ Economy from Selling Faulty Medical Equipment

Chinese state media bubbled with articles over the weekend praising Chinese companies for quickly recovering from the coronavirus lockdown, churning out medical equipment for customers around the world and raking in huge profits. Meanwhile, the rest of the world was noticing that a great deal of those Chinese masks and test kits are dangerously defective.

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on January 22, 2020 shows workers producing facemasks at a factory in Handan in China's northern Hebei province. - China banned trains and planes from leaving Wuhan at the centre of a virus outbreak on January 23, seeking to seal off its 11 million people …