Humanity Is Sick (and Not Just From Coronavirus)

A key takeaway from the whole Coronavirus outbreak is humanity’s innate desire to exploit others for the sake of a quick buck. Wei-Shen speaks her mind on the situation in Hong Kong.


It was the last week of January, and I was in the comfort of my family home in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for the Chinese New Year festivities when news of the first Coronavirus (now called Covid-19) case in Hong Kong broke.

It fueled less-than-gentle warnings from relatives and friends for me to stay back in Malaysia, instead of returning to Hong Kong as initially scheduled.

I heeded those warnings and decided to extend my stay home for another week. At the same time, I continued to stay in

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