More than 250 people have been punished in China for allegedly spreading rumors related to the novel coronavirus. Officials claim the speculation is undermining trust in official sources.
Reports suggest, however, that the Chinese government's obsession with suppressing information and maintain political stability when the outbreak began in December allowed it to spread wider and faster than it should have link
There's now a fear that the virus may impact tech supply chains link
Elsewhere, Baidu became the first firm to delay its earnings report due to the outbreak link
One reporter wrote about what life on the ground in Hubei province, where Wuhan is located, is like linkRead more...