Reports indicate that the authoritarian communist government of China is silencing research inquiry into the origins of the Wuhan coronavirus, a development that takes places as some within the medical and scientific community are speculating that it could’ve escaped from a government research facility.
Two major Chinese universities have been found to have published and then deleted research into the origins of the coronavirus, suggesting they could’ve been compelled to remove the material by the nation’s government. Both Fudan University and the China University of Geosciences (Wuhan) according to reporting from the Guardian.
Professor Steve Tsang of the SOAS China Institute in London has stated that the removal of research papers is likely at the behest of the Chinese government, which he describes as more concerned with the global narrative surrounding the disease than the scientific and medical implications.
“If these documents are authentic it would suggest the government really wants to control the narrative about the origins of Covid-19 very tightly.”
The Chinese government has consistently lacked transparency when it comes to sharing information in regards to the novel coronavirus with the rest of the world, initially claiming that the disease could not be transmitted between humans as it infected what some theorize to be hundreds of thousands of Chinese citizens.
The primary hypothesis of the origin of the Wuhan coronavirus involves a speculative interaction between an animal and a human at the Wuhan wet food market, a now-closed exotic animal market where live animals came into contact with both diverse members of the animal kingdom and humans.
Some have also speculated that a contained virus at the nearby Wuhan Institute of Virology may have escaped before spreading into the surrounding human populations.
In any event, information involving the virus released by the Chinese government is far from credible.
MSNBC Medical Contributor: “We Should Make Masks Mandatory in Public”
He wants to force the public to wear masks.
A MSNBC medical contributor called for the wearing of face masks to be made mandatory in the United States, claiming that anything otherwise would represent a threat to public safety.
Dr. Vin Gupta made the dramatic, authoritarian appeal on a Monday morning segment on the network. Watch here:
MSNBC’s Dr. Vin Gupta: “We should make masks mandatory in public. Just like we ban indoor smoking, because you know what? You shouldn’t have to breathe somebody else’s secondhand smoke. I shouldn’t have to breathe exhaled Covid-19 in somebody’s breath.” pic.twitter.com/9N61Pjf2uw
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) May 25, 2020
“We should institute mandatory masks in public when you can’t guarantee social distancing. That means retail stores, that means public transportation, that means workplaces… That’s absolutely where we should be headed. Makes no sense why we’re not already there, people are flouting the rules…”
Gupta’s appeal to authoritarianism is almost certainly a doomed project. While many businesses and institutions have enacted rules requiring the use of a face mask to enter their property, it’s all but impossible to imagine a system where law enforcement mandates the wearing of face masks by the general public.
Ohio Republican Governor Mike DeWine already rescinded an executive order mandating the wearing of facemasks inside businesses, stating the onerous requirement was a “bridge too far.”
A more efficient public health strategy would be to strongly encourage people to maintain social distancing practices, and wear face masks if they feel so inclined. Many Americans simply aren’t going to accept a paradigm in which we treat our neighbors as latent biothreats on an infinite, rolling basis.
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