OPINIONYaqiu Wang, Opinion contributor Published 4:00 a.m. ET March 12, 2020 | Updated 6:53 a.m. ET March 12, 2020CLOSE With coronavirus sweeping across the world, it’s easy to forget the epicenter of the disease, Wuhan. Wuhan can be compared to Pittsburgh or Chicago. USA TODAYChina’s censorship has silenced people’s voices and rights. When the WHO cheers for its response, we should ask: At what and whose expenses?In recent interviews, Dr. Bruce Aylward, the leader of the World Health Organization team that visited China, lavishly praised the Chinese government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak. “I think the key learning from China is speed — it’s all about the speed,” Aylward said.Aylward was referring to Chinese authorities’ building a makeshift emergency hospital in 10 days, and placing close to 60 million people under quarantine, among other things. He didn’t mention their swiftness in silencing doctors who warned about the virus, shutting down online discussion about it and detaining people who criticize the government’s handling of the outbreak.Even if the draconian containment measures the Chinese authorities later adopted — after they delayed and bungled the early response — were helpful, we should ask: At what and whose expenses?Stories emerged despite censorshipIf free speech existed in China, global


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