The coronavirus has swept China, and while the official media are silent, eyewitnesses on Telegram channels give the most prompt and honest reports from the scene.
In December 2019, an epidemic of the new 2019-nCoV virus broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan. A state of emergency has been declared in the PRC: the number of infected people is growing, hospitals are unable to cope, people are in panic. Coronavirus has already gone beyond China and is at risk of becoming a global problem.
Official media give restrained comments, therefore witnesses of the epidemic create channels in Telegram, where they publish shocking videos and news:
Experts predict that the coronavirus epidemic could spread around the world by mid-February 2020.