EXPLAINER: Is China sharing enough COVID-19 information?


              Patients, most of them elderly with covid symptoms, are crowded at the Changhai Hospital hall as they receive medical treatment, in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. As COVID-19 rips through China, other countries and the World Health Organization are calling on its government to share more comprehensive data on the outbreak. Some even say many of the reported numbers are meaningless. (Chinatopix Via AP)
            
              Patients with covid symptoms crowded at the Changhai Hospital hall as they receiving medical treatment, in Shanghai, China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. As COVID-19 rips through China, other countries and the World Health Organization are calling on its government to share more comprehensive data on the outbreak. Some even say many of the reported numbers are meaningless. (Chinatopix Via AP)
            
              People look after their elderly relatives lying on stretchers and receiving intravenous drips while using ventilators at the Changhai Hospital hall in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. As COVID-19 rips through China, other countries and the World Health Organization are calling on its government to share more comprehensive data on the outbreak. Some even say many of the reported numbers are meaningless. (Chinatopix Via AP)
            A medical worker attends a woman with her relative lying on a stretcher as patients receive medical treatment at the Changhai Hospital hall in Shanghai, China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. As COVID-19 rips through China, other countries and the World Health Organization are calling on its government to share more comprehensive data on the outbreak. Some even say many of the reported numbers are meaningless. (Chinatopix Via AP) Patients with covid symptoms receive intravenous drips while using a ventilators at the crowded Changhai Hospital hall in Shanghai, China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. As COVID-19 rips through China, other countries and the World Health Organization are calling on its government to share more comprehensive data on the outbreak. Some even say many of the reported numbers are meaningless. (Chinatopix Via AP) People look after their elderly relatives as patients receive intravenous drips while using a ventilators at the Changhai Hospital hall in Shanghai, China on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. As COVID-19 rips through China, other countries and the World Health Organization are calling on its government to share more comprehensive data on the outbreak. Some even say many of the reported numbers are meaningless. (Chinatopix Via AP)