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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Wuhan one year on: What is life like in Wuhan nowadays?” – below is their description.
On April 8, Wuhan marks its “one-year anniversary” from the end of lockdown measures implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19. After arduous 76 days, Wuhan was able to defeat the virus and get back to normality. So, what is life like in Wuhan nowadays? And how can the city’s experiences and recovery provide hope for places still hit hard by the pandemic?CGTN YouTube Channel
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