A couple under quarantine in Wuhan describe what it is like to be trapped in their home for more than 3 weeksGet the Full StoryStringer Reuters
Business Insider talked to a couple living in Wuhan under strict quarantine, who described what their life has been like since the coronavirus outbreak.
As of February 15, the global death toll has reached over 1,500 people, with more than 66,000 people infected.
he majority of the cases are concentrated in China, but the virus has also spread to 25 other countries.
The couple emphasized that it is important that the world does not panic. The virus is one thing, they said, but fear for the virus is another epidemic by itself.
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Eleven million people live and work in Wuhan, China. But as the coronavirus outbreak continues, Wuhan the epicenter of what is now known as the COVID-19 virus has become a ghost town. Chinese authorities do not allow anyone out or in, per the city's rigid quarantine protocol, which began at the end of January.
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