5 March 2020 — MROnline
The Chinese “fight for mankind” against Coronavirus
In the end, the plague touched us all…it was not confined…, breeding in a compost of greed and uselessness and murder.. and delivering death…[serving] as furnished rooms for ideology.
—Peter Hamill, Liner notes to Blood on the Tracks
The 2019 Novel Coronavirus, Covid 19, first detected late last year in the hub city of Wuhan, China, is a rapidly-spreading viral disease, often characterized by a cluster of acute respiratory symptoms. To date, over 85,000 people have been infected, and nearly 3,000—and counting—have died.