Virus-hit Wuhan cautiously revives amid thicket of controls

Asia Pacific Apr 10, 2020

Virus-hit Wuhan cautiously revives amid thicket of controls

Released from their apartments after a 2½ month quarantine, residents of the city where the coronavirus pandemic began are cautiously returning to shopping and strolling in the streets. But they say they still go out little and keep their children home while waiting for ...

How a military-style lockdown unfolded in Wuhan

Asia Pacific Apr 8, 2020

How a military-style lockdown unfolded in Wuhan

As the world grapples with the escalating coronavirus pandemic, China reopened the city of Wuhan on Wednesday, allowing its 11 million residents to leave for the first time in over two months, a milestone in its effort to combat the outbreak. But while the operation ...

China's coronavirus epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown

Asia Pacific Apr 8, 2020

China's coronavirus epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown

After 11 weeks of lockdown, the first train departed Wednesday morning from a reopened Wuhan, the origin point for the coronavirus pandemic, as residents once again were allowed to travel in and out of the sprawling central Chinese city. Wuhan's unprecedented lockdown served as a ...

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

Asia Pacific Apr 4, 2020

China pauses in memory of virus victims and 'martyrs'

China came to a standstill on Saturday to mourn patients and medical staff killed by the coronavirus, as the world's most populous country observed a nationwide three-minute silence. At 10 a.m., citizens stopped, cars, trains and ships sounded their horns, and air-raid sirens rang out ...