Stuck in Central China on Coronavirus Lockdown

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There is the online reality, the reality portrayed by state media, and the reality I’m living. On the seventh day after the lockdown, a university classmate called my friend Ningning, and told her about another: hospitals do not have enough beds for the infected in Wuhan. They go home, they die, they never enter the official count as they were not diagnosed.

Stuck in Central China on Coronavirus Lockdown, Lavender Au in The New York Review of Books

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