A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
U.S. Director of National Intelligence, Summary of Assessments of the Origins of SARS-CoV-2 (Virus that causes Covid-19), August 26, 2021
The following is the unclassified summary of findings by the U.S. intelligence community on the origins of covid-19. It was released by the U.S. Director of National Intelligence. Link to original pdf is at the bottom of the page.
Lucy Hornby, long-time China correspondent at the Financial Times, looks at how the virus has impacted the U.S.-China rivalry.
USC Annenberg Professor Nick Cull looks at the impact of the Covid 19 crisis on the battle of images between the United States and China.