The streets are deserted in Wuhan, which has been under lockdown since January 23. Photo: AP

China locked down millions in coronavirus-hit Hubei. Has it done more harm than good?

  • Residents are struggling to get much-needed treatment and supplies in Wuhan and other closed-off cities, and the death toll is rising
  • Independent economist Hu Xingdou says it’s time to lift the restrictions and ‘stop this human tragedy that is happening’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The streets are deserted in Wuhan, which has been under lockdown since January 23. Photo: AP
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