Note: This episode contains strong language in both Mandarin and English.
What started as a story about the fear of a new and dangerous virus has become an outrage at the Chinese government’s handling of the epidemic. Today, one of our reporters in China takes us behind the scenes for Beijing’s response to a global outbreak.
Amy Chen contributed to the reporting.
“The Daily” by Theo Balcombe, Andy Mills, Lisa Tobin, Rachel Koester, Valencia Garrison, Annie Browne, Claire Twinsquiter, Big Kuwait, Michael Simon Johnson, Brad Fisher, Larissa Anderson, Wendy Dor, Wendy Dor, Chris Wood, Alexandra Lee Young, Jonathan Wolf, Lisa Chao, Erik Kropk, Mark George, Luke Vander Ploig, Adisa Egan, Kelly Prime, Julia Longoria, Sindhu Jenanasampandan, Jasmine Aguilera, MJ Davis Lane, Austin Mitchell, Sain Kyofido, Nina Pathak, Dave Show, Sydney Harper , Daniel Gilmette, Hans Poitou and Robert Jameson. Our music theme is by Jim Brunberg and Ben Landsverk by Wonderly. Special thanks to Sam Dolnik, Michaela Bouchard, Stella Tan, Lauren Jackson, Julia Simon, Mahima Chaplani and Norah Keeler.