One year on, Wuhan market at centre of coronavirus outbreak remains barricaded


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A view of the Huanan Seafood Market on December 4th. The market, where early cases of Wuhan's Covid-19 outbreak were traced to, is now closed and hidden behind concrete walls. Photo: Getty Images 21:12 PM Thomson Reuters For over six years, 38-year-old Wuhan restaurant owner Lai Yun started most days the same way – with a trip to the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, just ten minutes walk from his house. “I'd send the kids to school, have breakfast and then walk over to the market. It was very convenient,” he said. That changed on December 31st, 2019, after four cases...