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People in Wuhan talk about the coronavirus.

[Video] Wuhan diary: Coping with a crisis

Yushu Tian March 12, 2020

The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. as of today has surpassed 1,000. President Trump on Wednesday announced travel restrictions on 26 European countries over the next 30 days amid the growing...

Recording equipment.

[Podcast] Abroad in America: Students discuss coronavirus stereotypes

Suhra Nahib March 2, 2020

The Global Observer is excited to launch the first episode of our podcast titled Abroad in America. In Episode 1, we ask Chinese international students about their worries and the behavioral and attitude...

A sign in Wuhan.

In Wuhan, lockdown challenges business and individual’s livelihoods

Yushu Tian February 28, 2020

Food prices are on the rise. Money is short. Employees are required to alert their companies daily about their body temperature. Students are taking all their classes online. This is the grim...

The performer at Northeastern.

Rising comedic star takes the stage at Northeastern to fundraise for Wuhan

Izzy Harris February 28, 2020

Not many American stand-up comedians make it in China, especially when their language of performance is Chinese. But Massachusetts native Jesse Appell has beaten all the odds and is rapidly becoming...

People in Wuhan talk about the coronavirus pandemic.

[Video] Wuhan residents express hope for return of a bustling Wuhan

Yushu Tian February 11, 2020

Two Wuhan residents, Tony Wang and Ziyi Wu, spoke out about their situation being stuck in the center of the coronavirus. They expressed fear, boredom and hope for the end of the epidemic and the return...

A view of a road in Wuhan.

At the epicenter of the coronavirus: A mix of fear and boredom

Yushu Tian February 8, 2020

The Spring Festival has always been  the biggest holiday and the happiest time of year in China , when families reunite and friends get together. The city of Wuhan, the most populous city in Central...

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