Caixin China Biz Roundup: Sunday Long Read — Civil Society Fills in the Gaps as Virus Overwhelms Hubei
The episode spotlights the volunteers who sprang into action to bolster Hubei province’s struggles to contain the virus. From offering support to overwhelmed medical professionals to helping with supply shortages, the episode shows how civil society has played a valuable role at this critical time
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