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Coronavirus: Beijing slams Nobel laureate over criticism of outbreak transparency

China hit out on Monday at Peru’s Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa for allegedly expressing “irresponsible and prejudiced opinions” over the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. The writer penned an article for Spain’s El Pais newspaper and La Republica in Peru in which he said the coronavirus outbreak would have played out differently if China was a democracy. “No-one seems to be remarking that none of this could have happened in the […]