The ratcheting up of tensions comes as Beijing is hounded by questions over alleged missteps in its initial response to contain the virus.
Colleges are laying off their adjunct faculty, which mostly consists of women and people of color.
Doctors told Ron Panzok's family to prepare for his death. They refused.
The world has learned a great deal about the disease that has killed hundreds of thousands of people around the world.
The public must be given complete and accurate information about the coronavirus pandemic, experts said.