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In Depth: How Wuhan Lost the Fight to Contain the Coronavirus

2020年02月03日 20:42 来源于 分分快三代理-分分快三
Early official efforts to downplay risks delayed response as contagion mushroomed; patient Xie Zuoliang’s odyssey in search of treatment
Medical staff use a stretcher to move a patient in front of the Wuhan No. 7 Hospital on Feb. 2. Photo: Ding Gang/Caixin

(Wuhan) — Zhang Qi was planning to spend a week of leisure in Wuhan when he arrived Jan. 21. It looked like any other day in the historic, prosperous central China metropolis of 11 million people.

That sense evaporated in the evening as Zhang watched renowned epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan issue a sobering warning in a TV interview. A new form of viral pneumonia was showing signs of spreading among people in the city and had already sickened a number of medical workers, Zhong said.

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