“The fact that there are so many mild cases is a real hallmark of this disease and makes it so different from SARS. It’s also really challenging. Most of our surveillance is oriented around finding people who require medical intervention.” Ironically, one of things that is especially tricky about containing the Coronavirus is that it’s symptoms are often mild. WaPo: Most coronavirus cases are mild, complicating the response.

+ “Leishenshan Hospital had been touted as a facility capable of treating fifteen hundred patients, but, when it opened, on February 8th, it had only thirty beds. It will almost certainly add more—the city is desperately overstretched—but this sort of gap between hype and reality has strained the Chinese public’s faith in official pronouncements about the crisis.” Evan Osnos in The New Yorker: China’s Iron House: Struggling Over Silence in the Coronavirus Epidemic.