Shiro Ishii, commander of Unit 731, which performed live human vivisections and other biological experimentation.
What do we know about PLA biological warfare? Rick Fisher, International Assessment and Strategy Center. @GordonGChang @TheDailyBeast
The new coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, in December (officially designated 2019-nCoV) or perhaps as early as October, is interesting in a number of ways—genetics, epidemiology, evolution, even public policy. Main factors: degree of infectiousness, and virulence. . . . It can happen that “the ‘chromosomes’ of the different viruses rearrange, or ‘reassort,’ giving rise to a novel virus.”
Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania, on the effect of the epidemic on the Chinese political system. Chinese participants in the Internet keeps demanding, “Where is Trump?”—meaning: Where the heck is Xi? Xi and the CCP have disgraced themselves in the matter of the Wuhan virus. Chinese people call the coronavirus: ”Xi’s disease.”
Dr Henry Miller, Pacific Research Institute: The bottom line is that, for the time being, we need to maintain surveillance, practice good “social engineering” and isolation techniques, provide appropriate supportive care for infected patients, and create the infrastructure for rapid vaccine development in the future.
The definitive—and also most elegantly stated—discussion of the outbreak: