All transit in Wuhan being shut down is hard to imagine for anybody who doesn't know the city:

It is about the size of greater London, but replace the Thames with the Yangtze which is about 500m wide as it cuts the city in half. Now remove all buses, the Tube, trains and river ferries. Without transit, most of the 11 million people are essentially under house arrest.

theguardian.com/world/2020/jan

@tsturm you understand there's a virus without a vaccine involved here, yes

@plsburydoughboy I’m not complaining, just pointing out the severity of the situation. This is the right thing to do, especially after all of us criticizing China for the slow response to SARS a few years back.

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