• China's virus pandemic epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown

    1 month ago - By China Travel & Tourism News

    After 11 weeks of lockdown, people went outdoors and by the thousands boarded the first trains and planes leaving Wuhan as the last restrictions on movement were lifted Wednesday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began.
    Wuhan's unprecedented lockdown was a model for countries trying to stop the coronavirus. With the restrictions ending, Hubei's provincial capital begins another experiment: resuming business and ordinary life while preventing more illnesses.
    The city's 11 million residents are now permitted to leave without special authorization as long as a mandatory...
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  • Photos show Wuhan after its unprecedented 76-day lockdown, where people are anxious, traumatized, and desperate to leave

    Photos show Wuhan after its unprecedented 76-day lockdown, where people are anxious, traumatized, and desperate to leave

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Image
    The city of Wuhan lifted its strict lockdown measures at midnight on Wednesday, ending some ten weeks of coronavirus self-isolation.
    Highway tolls have reopened, while train, bus, and flights services resumed.
    People are allowed to use public transport and go back to work provided they have permission from the government's color-coded smartphone health system .
    But Chinese authorities and health experts are still concerned about reinfection and have warned people to still be cautious.
    Scroll down to see images of the 11 million-strong city slowly returning to...
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