Shenzhen is one of two cities in Guangdong province to pass laws giving the authorities powers to requisition private property. Photo: Shutterstock

Two of China’s biggest cities given power to seize private property to help stop spread of coronavirus

  • Shenzhen and Guangzhou introduce laws to requisition buildings and equipment to curb spread of disease
  • Guangdong province, which has been the worst affected area outside Hubei, also passes legislation to ban wildlife trade, which has been linked to the outbreak
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Shenzhen is one of two cities in Guangdong province to pass laws giving the authorities powers to requisition private property. Photo: Shutterstock
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