Exotic and sensational depictions of Chinese “wet markets” may prevent a proper and efficient understanding of how viral diseases emerge.
An ancient practice to prevent the spread of infectious disease looks likely to make a comeback in modern-day Australia. Here's the rationale behind quarantining Australians returning from Wuhan.
During a crisis, communities seek to come together. But quarantined residents of Wuhan at the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic have had to show their encouragement in a different way.
Although China's tree-planting efforts have increased carbon sequestration for climate mitigation and protected the soil from erosion, they have also led to drastic water shortages.
Social media has allowed researchers around the world to collaborate and co-ordinate their efforts to fight the outbreak and contain its spread.
After Theresa May passed the buck, her successor has put pragmatism first.
China’s strategy to contain the coronavirus just might work because of the way cities and infrastructure have been developed.
The Chinese model of peace differs fundamentally from that pursued by western nations.
Four people in Australia have tested positive to the Wuhan coronavirus so far. So how does it spread, who is most at risk, and what is Australia doing to reduce transmission?
Wildlife trade is a threat to human health.
Over the past 30 years China has turned into a major study-abroad hotspot for thousands of African students.
The virus seems to spread like any other respiratory illness – through coughs and sneezes, or contact with contaminated surfaces. Here's what we know about it so far.
To be clear, I'm not advocating compulsory population control, here or anywhere. But we do need to consider a future with billions more people, many of them aspiring to live as Australians do now.
The metaphors used to defend the 21st century’s largest system of concentration camps are chillingly similar to Nazi Holocaust-era justifications.
The deal represents a trade war truce but doesn't resolve the underlying tensions that led to the two-year-old conflict.
The iPhone maker's tremendous stock rally has got nothing to do with fundamentals.
Tsai Ing-wen's victory in Taiwan is more than just a rebuke to Beijing.
Chinese scientists sequence coronavirus causing pneumonia outbreak in Wuhan. And it's never been seen before.
For decades nations have worked to curb international sales of endangered plants and animals. But in countries like China, with high demand and speculative investors, that strategy fuels bidding wars.
Indonesia's response to China's 2016 incursion into its exclusive economic zone was short-lived. And again, it's sending mixed signals in the Natuna sea dispute.