Thursday, July 01, 2004

Jiang Yanyong disappeared

BBC NEWS reports that the doctor who first shed light on a government cover-up of the Sars virus and who earlier criticised the Communist Party's 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown has disappeared. According to his daughter, his wife is also missing. See Geodog's MT Weblog: Dr. Jiang Yanyong, hero of the SARS epidemic, imprisoned in China for more details. Also see A Chinese Doctor's Extraordinary April in 2003 for a story on Jiang's fight against SARS.

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