New York Times' China Propaganda Crisis Sources

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

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)."