Dave Yin is a reporter and editor at Caixin Global, where he covers COVID-19, China policy, and technology. Before moving to China, he reported from Canada, the U.S., and France, and has covered foreign policy, societal issues, and tech. He studied journalism with a focus on international reporting at Carleton University and is also a photographer. He calls Toronto home.

Last Updated: April 13, 2020



‘My Epitaph Only Needs One Phrase: He Spoke up Once for People.’

Dave Yin
Translator’s IntroductionOn February 7, the day Li Wenliang died from coronavirus, a piece of farewell prose written in the first person emerged online. Li was a Chinese doctor whose efforts as early as December 30 to warn colleagues of the outbreak...