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Why Coronavirus Estimates Are Higher Than China’s Official Tally | WSJ

– [Narrator] This massive metropolis in the center of China is at the heart of a virus outbreak that has gone global. The first death from the new coronavirus outside of China. – The cruise ship, the Diamond Princess remains quarantined in Yokohama. – [Reporter] More than 71,000 people have been infected around the world.… Read More »

The Big Bug Eating Industry of China (Part 2)

These are expensive. Right now one egg is worth five mao [8 cents]. Five mao for such a tiny egg? Yes. Because an adult doudan worm can be sold for 10 yuan [$150], the profit margins are high. The first step of doudan farming is to stick the doudan moth’s eggs onto this paper. Then… Read More »