Defiance from the new Covid-19 epicenter

(Originally published here on August 3, 2021 in the South China Morning Post.) News from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week that people vaccinated for Covid-19 can spread the illness presented America’s hardcore anti-vaccination crowd with another dilemma. The finding should silence the millions who have taken potshots at those including CDC [...]

Donald Trump is accidentally right in saying the US shouldn’t fear Covid-19

(Originally published here by South China Morning Post on October 13, 2020) Donald Trump had a point about Covid-19 when he told Americans not to fear the disease, a remark that sparked an immediate backlash and accelerated the rapid worsening of his re-election odds. Although there’s no scientific evidence that the pathogen itself is mutating into [...]