Wuhan has been a transport hub for centuries because of its location on the banks of the Yangtze River. Photo: Nora Tam

Wuhan quarantine: shutting down a city five times the size of London

  • The city of 11 million people along the Yangtze River has long been a major transport hub, compounding the challenge of stopping the spread of the coronavirus
  • The capital of Hubei province is also known as an academic powerhouse and is home to China’s first laboratory dedicated to highly contagious deadly diseases
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak

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Wuhan has been a transport hub for centuries because of its location on the banks of the Yangtze River. Photo: Nora Tam
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