The novel coronavirus pandemic is the largest global health crisis of the past decades, and China was the first country to be hit by COVID-19.
When the lives of 1.4 billion people were put under threat by the virus, China locked down Wuhan, once the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
But how did the virus spread throughout the city? And what led to the unprecedented lockdown? CGTN launches “The Frontline: China’s Fight Against COVID-19”, a 90-minute-long two-part documentary.
In part one, the initial outbreak and the following two months are explored, and how a city of 11 million came to a standstill.