With Covid-19 China is doing exactly the same stonewalling as it did earlier when asked to provide truthful data on its HIV-AIDS caseload in 2002:


The same stonewalling too as it did in 2003 when it refused to provide any SARS case numbers for months.

China is not in this WHO case count as 15th March 2003 below.
Officially no SARS case reported in China. Go look elsewhere instead.


The same stonewalling it used in 2004 when the promised WHO-China investigation of the bad Beijing lab leaks turned somehow into a China-only investigation.

An investigation which published only brief extracts of its report and covered up two index cases

Nothing changed, make no mistake.
China has learnt that he can do it over and over again.