Stringer / Getty ImagesResidents wear masks while lined up for tea on Dec. 11, 2020, in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. (Stringer / Getty Images)
By Mike Boyd
Published January 2, 2021 at 2:32pm
As we know by now, information coming out of China is not always credible. That’s especially true when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to an April New York Post editorial, “if Beijing had reported the true size of the outbreak there, public-health experts would’ve been sounding much louder alarms at the start — and the rest of the world would have begun making much greater preparations, sooner.”
As of Sunday, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission was reporting a total of 50,354 total COVID infections.
Wuhan has over 11 million residents, meaning the number of people reported as having been infected is less than half of 1 percent of the total population. Most