Delhi Isn’t Buying Beijing’s Coronavirus Hero Act

It’s not often that iconic Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan tweets about a contentious geopolitical issue to his nearly 41 million followers. Last week he shared a meme doing the rounds in India—an illustration that showed World Health Organization chief Tedros Ghebreyesus blindfolded with a Chinese flag.

The picture, which Mr. Bachchan later deleted, alludes to widespread allegations that the WHO, wary of upsetting Beijing, was slow to sound the alarm about the coronavirus that originated late last year in Wuhan. The actor’s…


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