2020-03-20 18:06:02 On 23 January 2020, Wuhan—a major port city of 11 million people in central China—was closed off from the world to prevent the growing spread of the new respiratory illness COVID-19. For almost two months, the city’s residents stood on the frontline of an unprecedented biosecurity emergency, which has led to the largest quarantine in human history…

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