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South China Sea: Chinese Ship Sinks Vietnamese Boat, Detains Crew

A Chinese ship sunk a Vietnamese fishing boat near Vietnam’s Paracel Islands, local authorities said on Friday, endangering the lives of eight crew members. “This is the first time a Chinese ship has hit and sunk boats in our commune this year,” said Nguyen Van Hai, a local official from the Quang Ngai province, located…

‘Stop Eating Bats!’: Lindsey Graham Blasts Wet Markets, Calls On China’s President To ‘Crack...

April 03, 2020 8:30 PM ET Republican South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham criticized wet markets that sell exotic animals for human consumption in China and other countries. Appearing on Friday night’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum,” Graham reacted to the fact that such markets have been reopened in some parts of China despite the fact…

Residents: ‘Nobody in Wuhan Believes the Official Numbers’ of Coronavirus Deaths

Multiple reports published on Wednesday quoting residents of Wuhan, China, the city where the coronavirus pandemic originated, found extreme skepticism among locals that the Communist Party’s official coronavirus death toll truly reflects the disease’s impact on the community. Dictator Xi Jinping declared Wuhan on the road to recovery in mid-March, visiting the central Chinese city…

Birx: Because of China, ‘We Didn’t Know How Contagious’ Coronavirus Is

During a town hall on the Fox News Channel on Thursday, Dr. Deborah Birx stated that due to holes in the data reported by China, “we didn’t know how contagious” coronavirus was. Birx said, “At the time, when this virus stuck…I was working very intently on HIV at the time, and was overseas in sub-Saharan…

CIA Doubts China’s Coronavirus Statistics: Report

April 02, 2020 8:44 PM ET The Central Intelligence Agency told the White House that the Chinese government has far more cases of coronavirus than it is reporting, according to a report Thursday. Citing current and former intelligence community officials, The New York Times reported that CIA officials have been telling the White House since…

EXCLUSIVE: Coronavirus Expert Says Virus Could Have Leaked From Wuhan Lab

April 02, 2020 8:28 PM ET Richard H. Ebright, a molecular biologist who has been quoted as a coronavirus expert by The Washington Post and MSNBC, said Thursday that it’s possible that COVID-19 leaked from a Wuhan lab. Shi Zhengli, China’s leading virologist on bat-borne viruses, said in March that she lost sleep worrying that the…

Trump: ‘We’re Not Going to Have Farms’ Without H-2A Foreign Visa Workers

President Trump says he has committed to American farmers to continue admitting large numbers of H-2A foreign visa workers to take agricultural jobs, even as jobless claims are set to climb above 3.3 million in the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis. During a press briefing on Wednesday, Trump suggested United States farms would not…

Dr. Deborah Birx: Incomplete Chinese Data Misled Experts on Seriousness of Coronavirus

Dr. Deborah Birx on Tuesday said that medical experts failed to understand the seriousness of the coronavirus because of incomplete data coming out of China. “I think the medical community interpreted the Chinese data as that this was serious but smaller than anyone expected,” she said. “Because I think probably we were missing a significant…

Tucker Carlson Airs Report Claiming Coronavirus ‘Probably Orriginated From A Laboratory In Wuhan’

March 31, 2020 10:45 PM ET Tucker Carlson aired a report Tuesday claiming that the novel coronavirus most likely originated in a Wuhan laboratory. Despite previous reports that coronavirus had been traced to bats, most likely the kind that could be found in wet markets like the one in Wuhan, a new report from Botao…

Birx Clears The Air: Governments Were Slow To Respond To Coronavirus ‘Because’ China Covered...

March 31, 2020 8:53 PM ET White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Deborah Birx said the slow coronavirus response from global governments came because China’s public data on the virus was inaccurate. Pandemic expert Dr. Deborah Birx says U.S. officials initially responded to the coronavirus outbreak the way that they did because they thought…

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