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
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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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
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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