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

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