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Online donations are no substitute for proper coronavirus funding

Individuals are giving to Wuhan hospitals, but it is Chinese government's job

| China
The best hospitals in Wuhan desperately turn to the civil society for help.   © Xinhua/AP

I tapped the unfamiliar name on my phone. A window popped up in WeChat to ask me how much money I would like to send. I typed in 50, clicked "confirm" and held the phone at eye level so the facial recognition system could fill in my password automatically.

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