Monday, September 21

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Coronavirus Patients Pose New Risks

It’s not understandable on how patients are screened or even treated in China’s standby wards, or how long they are to remain. Medical workers in protective suits looking after coronavirus patients at a new shelter in Wuhan, China.Credit...China Daily/Reuters As the new coronavirus  keeps spreading unabated within the city of Wuhan, China, government officials last week imposed draconian measures. Workers in protective gear were instructed to go to every home in the city, removing infected residents to immense isolation wards built hastily in a sports stadium, an exhibition center and a building complex. “There must be no deserters, or they will be nailed to the pillar of historical shame forever,” said Vice Premier Sun Chunlan, who is leading the government’s response to t...