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Has life returned to normal in Wuhan, China?

Has life returned to normal in Wuhan, China?

Has life returned to normal in Wuhan, China?

Two weeks after the relaxation of measures to curb the spread of the Coronavirus in Wuhan, the epicenter of the epidemic, things are under control. but is it true that China fears a second wave of infection?

Things are still far from the normal life of the residents of Wuhan: the barriers that prevent the entrances of entire houses and streets in their place have not been left. People still wear masks, and people undergo body temperature measurements wherever they go, and schools in Wuhan do not Still close, and openings were made in the blue barriers that stretch along the streets that close the shops, customers can therefore enter. As in the past, the members of the neighborhood committee have strict control over access to housing complexes, and everyone is under control.
When the procedures for closing the public were relaxed in Wuhan two weeks ago, it was a sign that the epidemic in China was under control.

What would life be like after the Covid-19 epidemic?

In a city of around 11 million people, the world can see what life can be like after an epidemic. In short, it is always the virus that shapes life here. Fear of the crown is particularly intense, as it is the source of the epidemic and the most affected region in all of China.
"I still don't go out of the house, either to eat or to shop," said "Chu", 25, stranded in an American university while stranded for a visit to her city to celebrate the New Year. lunar. "I prefer to buy clothes or essentials online rather than shopping."
"Chu" continues her studies at home. Stony Brook University in New York State, where she is studying, has converted distance learning via the Internet.
"It's not bad if I don't go out of the house ... and when I go out, I try to avoid others and not talk to them face to face," says Chu.
"Chu," said that temperature is measured every time you leave the house, and it should display a green "QR Code" using the hygienic app that China has released nationwide. A green "status" means that she is fine and has not contacted anyone with SK infection.
"I wear a muzzle and protective gloves ... When I get home, I wash my hands and clean my cell phone with alcohol," she said.

Could the second epidemic of Coronavirus occur in China?

A second outbreak of Coronavirus is widely feared in China. Still, an increase in the number of infections has not yet been observed since the easing of closures in Wuhan and in Hubei province, where it is located, a more massive scale.
The precautionary measures remain the same: the authorities intervene immediately when a new case is reported and isolate those who have mixed in to control the chain of infection. Anyone who decides to return to work is screened for corona infection. The number of tests performed daily in Wuhan reaches 50,000.
Many cities in China use medical examinations and quarantine for those who come from elsewhere. Procedures in the capital, Beijing, are unusually strict, and the city continues to impose a ban on international flights.
The greatest danger associated with the appearance of the crown is imported infection cases, which come from abroad, and this means that Chinese citizens return from Europe, the United States of America, or Russia in their country. As for foreigners, the borders are subject to stricter procedures than usual.

A disaster is looming on the country's northwest border with Russia.

A disaster is looming on the country's northwest border with Russia, where many Chinese are trapped in Russia, and none of them can secure a seat on one of the few flights to return home. Instead, they head to Vladivostok, Russia, and from there, they take buses to the border for a two-hour trip.
According to officials, two in ten of them are infected with Corona, and a local 600-bed hospital is being built in the border town of Suifen, China.
In Harbin, northeast China, disciplinary action was taken against 18 officials for ignoring a Chinese woman. She returned from the United States and later discovered that she was infected and had passed on infection in 50 people.
Access to people and cars from anywhere in Harbin has been prohibited, and 14 neighborhoods have imposed a curfew on residents.
Currently, the Chinese Ministry of Health reports few injuries nationwide and, increasingly, fewer cases from overseas. There are doubts about the reliability of these figures.

The total death toll in China has risen to 3,896.

Suddenly, last week, Wuhan announced a review of statistics on deaths from coronavirus infection, adding 1,290 deaths not previously announced. This brings the total number of deaths in China to 3,896.
Officials blamed "late, missing or erroneous reports" and said that many died at home in a time when hospitals were overworked.
Official Chinese statistics - which speak of 83,000 confirmed cases of Corona in the country - are likely to include the deletion of many cases. However, a foreign observer told the German News Agency (DPA) that they believed in this trend.
The 13 districts of Wuhan are currently classified as "low risk," with an increasing number of people and cars visible on the streets.
"It's very normal in the supermarket," said coach Wang Tianxin, noting that his vegetable market and his gym are still closed.
The 45-year-old recovered from the crown, but the deadly virus killed his mother-in-law. Wang says he is not afraid of being re-infected, but when he comes home, he sprays alcohol on his coat to clean it and then hangs it in the open air.
Wang reflects the opinion of many Chinese people when he says that the current strict restrictions against the Coronavirus are not excessive at all.
He explains: "It is not too strict, but appropriate. It should continue like this." And when some people talk about "the new normal" or even the "new normal," Wang responds, "We are in transition from normal to normal."

This is how Corona from Chinese Wuhan spread to all parts of the world.

The most extensive travel restrictions were not sufficient to stop the Corona pandemic. The New York Times analyzed the movements of hundreds of millions of travelers around the world to illustrate the reasons why Covid-19 has turned from an epidemic to a pandemic worldwide.

In a report published by The New York Times, it confirmed that it was merely possible to control the matter at the beginning. Through the travel ban, the outbreak of infection with the Coronavirus around the world would have stopped, but the following reasons were behind the unsuccessful move:
The first known cases of Covid-19 were concentrated in the seafood market in Wuhan, China, a city with a population of 11 million and considered to be one of the major transportation hubs in China.
The number of infected people increased from 4 to dozens by the end of December. Doctors treat patients as cases of viral pneumonia that do not respond to usual treatments.
The true extent of the outbreak was much higher than was known and envisaged until then because it appears to have spread to nearly 1,000 people, or perhaps several times more.
With each patient, on average, two or three others became infected, so that with the start of the optimal prevention and banning procedures, the spread of the infection of Coronavirus could not be contained.

Chinese officials contributed to the spread of the infection.

- Chinese officials did not warn citizens of the dangers in December. Even the World Health Organization was not alerted until December 31, when they issued a statement and several assurances. The Chinese government said at the time that "the disease is preventable and controllable."
The timing of the epidemic outbreak was the worst ever because it coincided with the approaching hundreds of millions of people returning to their hometowns to celebrate the lunar new year.
- Thus was the movement of citizens, travel on January 1, according to a "New York Times" analysis, according to data published by Baidu and major telecommunications companies, which tracked the movements of millions of mobile phones.
- The data reveals that at least 175,000 people left Wuhan on that date, which is only January 1.
- The pace of departure from Wuhan accelerated during the next three weeks, bringing the number of departures to about 7 million people during January 2020 before travel restrictions imposed quarantine.
Thousands of travelers were infected with the Coruna virus.
By the time the Chinese government recognized the risk of transmission from one person to another on January 21, the epidemic infection at the local level had already covered Beijing, Shanghai, and other major cities.
Two days later, the authorities closed Wuhan, and several cities followed suit in the next few weeks. Travel across China has almost stopped.
But the outbreak of epidemic infection at the local level in China has continued to increase very rapidly.

The continued international flights contributed to the spread of the epidemic.

- As the epidemic spread across China in early January, international flights continued as usual.
Thousands of Wuhan have traveled to cities around the world.
On average, more than 900 people travel to New York every month, based on recent statistics, and more than 2,200 travelers to Sydney.
- More than 15,000 people left for Bangkok, the most popular destination, which is also the first city to show the first known and confirmed case outside of China in mid-January, and a 61-year-old woman had traveled from Wuhan to Bangkok despite suffering from fever, headache and inflammation The throat.
Other early cases emerged in Tokyo, Singapore, Seoul, and Hong Kong. The United States also confirmed the discovery of the first case of corona infection near Seattle.
Researchers believe that about 85% of infected travelers have not been discovered. And they are still carriers of the virus.

The travel ban imposed on Wuhan was late.

- The travel ban was imposed on Wuhan only at the end of January, and airlines started to cancel flights. By January 31, when the United States announced it would deny entry to non-US travelers from China, flights from Wuhan were already on hold. It was too late because the outbreak had previously continued to spread to more than 30 cities across 26 countries, most of which were transmitted to the infection by travelers from Wuhan.
The virus has started to circulate locally in the United States, penetrates quickly into crowded places such as churches and restaurants, and has spread to infected people. They have not traveled to China, indicating a pandemic.
- By March 1, thousands of cases had been reported in Italy, Iran, and South Korea. China is no longer the main driver of the outbreak.
When China began to systematically test, track, and isolate patients, new cases there decreased dramatically, indicating that the virus could be slowed down. Similar measures have slowed the spread in Singapore, Hong Kong, and South Korea.

"Responsible for the virus epidemic". British report claims billions of dollars to compensate for China's losses.
A British report calls on China to pay $ 430 billion in compensation for the outbreak of the crown.

A British study on the crisis in the UK of the Coronavirus epidemic concluded that the UK should demand 351 billion pounds (430 billion dollars) in compensation for losses caused by the spread of the virus, according to the English newspaper Daily Mail.
The report emphasized that the significant industrial group consisting of 7 countries, namely America, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Canada, suffered economic losses estimated at 3.2 trillion pounds ($ 3.9 trillion) due to the outbreak of the virus.

The report, prepared by the Henry Jackson Society, a British a think tank and policy-shaping force that fights for the principles and alliances which keep societies free; Entitled "CORONAVIRUS COMPENSATION? ASSESSING CHINA'S POTENTIAL CULPABILITY AND AVENUES OF LEGAL RESPONSE", indicated that these losses could have been avoided had the Chinese Communist Party been explicit in its handling of the virus.

The report also highlighted some of the wrong decisions made by the British government based on the false information announced by the Chinese government and the World Health Organization, such as not canceling flights between London and Wuhan.
The report included evidence that China directly violated the International Health Care Treaty due to concealing information and facts about the virus, and the report identified ten legitimate ways that significant countries could pursue to obtain compensation from Beijing.
The report also stressed that Beijing is responsible for the epidemic and that if lawsuits are brought against it, trillions of dollars may be paid as compensation to the world's governments.

Letter to the government

On the successor of this report, four former ministers of the English government and 11 other conservative lawmakers wrote a joint letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, asking him to rethink Sino-English relations and demand compensation for the virus outbreak.
Former ministers Ian Duncan Smith, David Davis, and Owen Patterson said they were concerned about the harm done to England by China's failure to comply with international treaties.
And they stressed that the lack of interest in the virus at its beginning caused dire consequences for global health and the economy, the cost may be for the UK alone, as suggested by the Henry Jackson Society report, more than 350 billion pounds.

Bob Seely, a member of the Commons select committee on foreign affairs and who is another of the signatories, said: 'Once we are through this crisis, we need to reassess our ability to deal with non-traditional threats to our society, be they economic, political or, in this case, a pandemic. 
We can't go through this shock again without being better prepared.' Last week the Chinese Embassy in London launched an astonishing rebuttal of reports in last weekend's Mail on Sunday that Downing Street had been warned that China's coronavirus figures were 'out by a factor of 15 to 40'. 
British government officials said that "the reported remarks do not represent government position and Britain had spoken highly of China's contribution to the global response". A No10 source said they were not aware of any conversations taking place. The Chinese Embassy declined to be interviewed by the MoS yesterday.
While some British government officials said: "These reports do not represent a government position, and Britain praised China for its contribution to the global response to the virus crisis."

It is noteworthy that the UK has recorded, to date, more than 153,000 cases of the virus, and about 20,732 deaths.

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