The U.S. Intelligence Community concluded in a classified report to the White House that China has concealed the extent of the COVID-19 outbreak in its country, according to Bloomberg. Vice President Pence says the U.S. would be in a better position if China had been more forthcoming. China denied the claims, saying they have been, quote, "open and transparent." Shehzad Qazi, Managing Director of China Beige Book International, offered his insight.