The Price for Secrecy
China’s coverup of the emergence of the new coronavirus variant has had a negative impact on the world. Do not give in to Chinese pressure.
THE government of Indonesia needs to learn from the mistakes in the way that China handled the new coronavirus. Rather than announcing from the start the appearance of the virus in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, the Chinese government covered it up and tried to control the flow of information. After this became impossible, China and the world had to pay a heavy price.
As of the end of last week, 31,000 people had been infected by the virus a...