The central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown in late January. Photo: Reuters The central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown in late January. Photo: Reuters
The central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown in late January. Photo: Reuters

Are China-style lockdowns the answer to containing the coronavirus?

  • The World Health Organisation has praised Chinese efforts to reduce the spread of the pathogen but says there’s no one-size-fits-all model
  • Each country will have to weigh economic, health and political considerations to determine what works best for them, specialists say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown in late January. Photo: Reuters The central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown in late January. Photo: Reuters
The central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown in late January. Photo: Reuters
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