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‘There was so much covered up’: NYT probe finds China ‘stifled’ research on Covid-19
24/04/2023 09:50 PM | Click to read full article
A review of over a dozen retracted papers by The New York Times has revealed that China had revised or suppressed research on early cases and censored topics “that could make the government look bad”. The NYT cited a paper published jointly by scientists from the US and China in February 2020 that contained “critical data” on how fast the virus was spreading and the number of people dying from it. The paper was withdrawn within days of publication.