Author Archives: Fleur Johns

About Fleur Johns

Fleur Johns is Professor of Law at UNSW Sydney and a 2019-20 Member of the School of Social Sciences at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

The Doctors of Hubei and the Grace of the Caregiver in Crisis

Li Wenliang, Liu Zhiming, Xu Depu, Peng Yinhua, Xia Sisi: these are the names of some of the doctors that have died while treating COVID-19 patients in Hubei Province in China, according to media reports. As of late February, 3,387 health workers in China have reportedly been infected; at least 18 of these have died. Some of the earliest cases of community transmission of the disease in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia have likewise afflicted frontline health workers. Images circulating in the Continue reading →