The lockdown in Wuhan was it extreme, but academics in Germany say it worked Photo: EPA-EFE The lockdown in Wuhan was it extreme, but academics in Germany say it worked Photo: EPA-EFE
The lockdown in Wuhan was it extreme, but academics in Germany say it worked Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: China got it right by locking down Wuhan, German study says

  • In the weeks after the city closed its borders on January 23, ‘the number of [Covid-19] cases grew steadily slower and then flattened out’, Berlin researchers say
  • Similar restrictions had shown to be effective in other countries, like Italy, but behavioural changes were still needed elsewhere in the world, they say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The lockdown in Wuhan was it extreme, but academics in Germany say it worked Photo: EPA-EFE The lockdown in Wuhan was it extreme, but academics in Germany say it worked Photo: EPA-EFE
The lockdown in Wuhan was it extreme, but academics in Germany say it worked Photo: EPA-EFE
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