Wuhan is slowly emerging from two months of lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Wuhan is slowly emerging from two months of lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE

Wuhan lockdown led to dramatic cut in global spread of coronavirus, researchers say

  • Other countries had a marked increase in imported cases from other parts of mainland China in the weeks after the travel limits went into effect, study says
  • Restrictions also delayed arrival of pathogen in other Chinese cities by nearly three days, another study finds

Wuhan is slowly emerging from two months of lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
Wuhan is slowly emerging from two months of lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: EPA-EFE
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