July 5, 2019

New York Times Lies

New York Times’ China Propaganda Crisis Sources

These are sources used in the Team Hotpot video exposing numerous lies, intentional mistranslations and deceptions in a New York Times video.

Source #1 – New York Times Original Video – Inside China’s Predatory Health Care System

Source #2 – New York Times Original Video – How Capitalism Ruined China’s Health Care System

Source #3 – New York Times Original Article with subtitle “Despite health insurance, terminally ill patients have to hunt around the world and on the internet for ways to stay alive”

Source #4 – Details of the life of the lady who died from cancer in the film.

Source #5 – This is the number 1 reason Americans file for bankruptcy.

Source #6 – Many cancer patients must face bankruptcy or die.

Source #7 – 42 percent of new cancer patients lose their life savings ($92,000 on average).

Source #8 – Shanghai Cancer Center is a public hospital.

Source #9 – All the private hospitals in China combined make less than 10% the revenue that public hospitals do.

Source #10 – The vast majority of private hospitals in China have less than 100 beds and only a 40% occupancy rate.

Source #11 – The largest public hospitals in China can treat well over 20,000 people in one single day.
Note: This hospital now has over 10,000 beds and the patients per day has gone up accordingly.

Source #12 – China’s already committed to moving hospitals to be completely nonprofit by next year.

Source #13 – 95% of Chinese people have health insurance.

Source #14 – Top cancer hospitals in America (#1 is MD Anderson).

Source #15 – It costs $40,000 to talk to one doctor one time if you have no insurance.

Source #16 – Wechat article on medium.com.

Source #17 – You can use this website and app to book an appointment at no additional cost.

Source #18 – You can use this website and app to book an appointment, again at no additional cost. Extra features.

Source #19 – In America there is one hospital for every 52,000 people.

Source #20 – In China, there is one hospital for every 44,000 people.

Source #21 – The two largest hospitals in America have under 2,500 beds.

Source #22 – In China, the two largest hospitals both have over 10,000 beds. (1)

Source #23 – In China, the two largest hospitals both have over 10,000 beds. (2)

Source #24 – The largest hospital in America wouldn’t even be in the top 100 largest hospitals in China.

Source #25 – That hospital has over 2,000 medical staff working at it, over 500 of which are doctors.

Source #26 – That hospital does about 3,500 outpatient and emergency visits per day.

Source #27 – WHO OECD does not track general practitioners per person for China. (Health > Health Care Resources > Physicians by Category)

Source #28 – China is not experiencing a critical shortage of doctors, nurses or midwives. (Page 18)

Source #29 – Cuba, Kuwait, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and North Korea have more doctors per person than America.

Source #30 – Americans pay eight times as much out of pocket for health care as Chinese people do. (Indicators > Financing Sources > Out-of-Pocket Expenditure (OOPS) per Capita in US$)

Source #31 –

New AMA policy calls for research on violence against physicians.

Source #32 – Violence against emergency room staffers seen as increasing.

Source #33 – Assaults against ER physicians and staff rising.

Source #34 – In America nurses face workplace violence rates higher than in any other industry.

Source #35 – Hospital violence happens so often that health care workers consider it part of the job.

Source #36 – Video about hospital violence in America.

Source #37 – Somebody typed those words – “it happens so often they even have a word for it (yinao).”

Source #38 – In American hospitals assault, burglary, theft, vandalism, disorderly conduct, motor vehicle theft, rape, murder are all up.

Source #39 – during that same time, medical disputes and hospital-related crimes went down in China, not up.

Source #40 – The cancer rate for women in America is 15% higher than in China.

Source #41 – The lung cancer rate for women is 19% higher in America than in China.

Source #42 – The cancer death rate in China is the same (+/- 5%) as Denmark, Poland, Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom.

Source #43 – They call the lady “Ms. Yao” and then later talk about her son moving in with his parents.

Source #44 – They posted the video on the wrong article back in September.

Source #45 – They released the right article in November, with another wrong video.

Source #46 – She said the family lives in the province of Liaoning, but they actually live over 500 miles away in a different province – Hebei.

Additional –

They released another article which incorrectly states the video was filmed “in Beijing, Shanghai and Anhui Province. (No mention of Hebei). There is also a typo (double colons).”

If you are looking for sources for the video I made debunking the New York Times' hitpiece against China, click here.