Temperature checkpoints and posters telling workers to keep more than a metre apart at Japanese automaker Honda Motor’s reopened plant in the Chinese city of Wuhan show how the coronavirus has created a new normal on the factory floor.
Zall endured a turbulent 104 days on the road, including being stranded in Spain, because Wuhan was sealed off in January when the virus killed and infected thousands there.
Scientists think COVID-19 — which first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan and has killed more than 340,000 people worldwide — originated in bats and could have been transmitted to people via another mammal.
Weddings, birthdays and celebrations have been cancelled around the world because of the coronavirus pandemic but in the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the virus first appeared, they are finally resuming as authorities relax a strict lockdown.
Wuhan Zall were given a guard of honour on the way to victory and medical staff from the city were applauded as Chinese football made a poignant return on Saturday following a long delay because of coronavirus.
China’s public health governance is expected to come under acute pressure in coming weeks as the biggest wave of COVID-19 cases since the 2020 Wuhan outbreak stretches medical resources, tests the country’s ability to contain infections and strains
Contradicting the current occupant of the White House Donald Trump who claims it was made in a Chinese laboratory in Wuhan, China, McKie argues it evolved naturally from bats which have powerful immune systems and was transferred to another animal species.
Trump and other administration officials claim that the virus, which many scientists say originally came from a bat, emerged from a Chinese government laboratory in Wuhan.
The Wuhan lockdown was one of the severest. But the strict imposition of restrictions has paid off. It also signals that social distancing and staying away from crowded places is the formula that yields results.