Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook Share this on LinkedIn Share this on Sina Weibo Share this on Wechat Share this on LinkedIn Yanzhong Huang is an expert on Chinese and global health issues, particularly health governance and security. He is a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations and a professor and director of global health studies at Seton Hall University's School of Diplomacy and International Relations. Huang has a bachelor's and master's degree from Fudan University in Shanghai and a Ph.d from the University of Chicago. Last week, his article, "The Myth of Authoritarian Superiority: China's Response to Covid-19 Revisited," was published in the China Leadership Monitor. He is the author of numerous books and scholarly articles, most recently Toxic Politics: China’s Environmental Health Crisis and Its Challenge to the Chinese State (Cambridge University Press). Yanzhong Huang.Illustration by Lauren Crow Q: Is it important that we discover the origins of the pandemic? A: Yes, if we really want to find the origins of the pandemic — which is important to undeSubscribe, register or login to read the rest. Registered users can access a limited amount of content for free.Subscribers get full access to: Exclusive longform investigative journalism, Q&As, news and analysis, and data on Chinese business elites and corporations. We publish China scoops you won't find anywhere else. A weekly curated reading list on China from David Barboza, Pulitzer Prize-winning former Shanghai correspondent for The New York Times. A daily roundup of China finance, business and economics headlines. We offer discounts for groups, institutions and students. Go to our Subscriptions page for details.