18
February
2020
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18:01
Europe/Amsterdam

On epidemic and China’s governance system

Prof Zheng Yongnian from the East Asian Institute at NUS opined that in many societies, serious social governance issues will arise in the face of an epidemic such as SARS in 2003 or the 2019 coronavirus. He noted that the epidemic leads to large-scale psychological panic and although China has taken additional measures, the measures will inevitably be criticised.