Authoritarian China responds to coronavirus outbreak with arrests, quarantines and a massive cover-up

 

China's coronavirus outbreak has finally gotten bad enough that no-one in the country can ignore it anymore. Their first reaction was probably to ignore it, to cover it up, to downplay it. Out of laziness; out of embarrassment; out of ignorance. 

And now, it's about who to blame. 

China has spent the first few days of the outbreak arresting people for spreading 'rumours' online and to journalists.

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