Li Lanjuan, 73, was commended for her efforts to persuade China’s leaders to impose the lockdown in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua
Li Lanjuan, 73, was commended for her efforts to persuade China’s leaders to impose the lockdown in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Chinese scientist Li Lanjuan, who pushed for Wuhan lockdown, named among Nature magazine’s 10 best of the year

  • Zhang Yongzhen, publisher of the genome sequence for the pathogen, also recognised as one of the people who ‘helped shape science’ in 2020
  • WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and America’s top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci also honoured

Li Lanjuan, 73, was commended for her efforts to persuade China’s leaders to impose the lockdown in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua
Li Lanjuan, 73, was commended for her efforts to persuade China’s leaders to impose the lockdown in Wuhan. Photo: Xinhua
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