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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

It appears that the Chinese Embassy is referring to Dr Helen Y. Chu, an American immunologist who was born in China. Dr Chu has been lauded for ignoring a "CDC gag order" (example from ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

According to the following photos (Anti-homeless spikes: ‘Sleeping rough opened my eyes to the city’s barbed cruelty’), there are probably homeless people: (at least until 2015-2018 -- the article ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

There are homeless people in China. For example, this video creator is a homeless man in the suburbs of Hangzhou and living in an abandoned villa. After neighbors called the police, he provided his ID ...
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Did the grandson of John Rabe receive medicine from China during the start of COVID?

tl;dr summary: Partially False but close to a true event. There is an official press release by the City of Heidelberg about an event that sounds close to this claim True The City of Nanjing donated ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

I searched out the Ministry of Civil Affairs documents 《2022 年民政事业发展统计公报》 (and similarly for other years) wherein we have statistics for the number of homeless shelters and how much they're utilized ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

Michael Boeckh, Helen Y. Chu,Janet A. Englund, Christina M. Lockwood, Deborah A. Nickerson, Jay Shendure  and Lea Starita Wrote: "Our efforts to test for SARS-CoV-2 in the community were ...
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Did a doctor Helen Zhu warn about a mounting epidemic in the US and receive a gag order?

It was not a gag order, and it was not to suppress COVID testing. I remember reading about this doctor. The issue was that the samples were taken months before COVID-19 was a thing, so there wasn't ...
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Does China have no homeless people?

The social credit system in China, which gives 1,000 points to all citizens and then adds or deducts dependent on conduct, is reputedly causing homelessness on a huge scale. This situation has been ...
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Have Chinese authorities moved to restrict public Christmas-related displays ahead of Christmas 2023?

From the Reuters article linked in the comment by BrianZ and the Tagesschau article (generally a high quality respected news source) which seems to be an almost direct translation of Reuters in large ...
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Did Pakistan ask China to invade India and vice versa in 1962 and in 1999?

In 1962: "China invited Pakistan to invade India (as China attacked India)." This claim is unverifiable - I could find no documentation that China, in 1962, invited Pakistan to jointly ...
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Did a Chinese farmer spend 16 years learning law so he could sue a chemical company?

Wang Enlin actually lost. According to Agence France Presse in November 2017 This February, Wang and his self-styled “Senior Citizen Environmental Protection Team” earned a rare victory when a local ...
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