3 Days that Stopped the World

by Beckypublished on 9th April 2021

A film by Al Jazeera Investigations.

Mid January, 2020, two Chinese journalists went to Wuhan to investigate a mysterious virus outbreak. This is their account of the three days before Wuhan entered lockdown. This is right before the world changed forever.

The World Health Organization met to decide if the epidemic was a global health emergency. At first, it did not consider it so. When the journalists arrive, locals were busy preparing for upcoming Chinese New Year celebration. At the time, not much was known about the virus that was just days away from changing the world. Then came a pivotal announcement: they confirmed human-to-human transmission. Watch the 3 Days that stopped the world.

The journalists witnessed a city of 11 million people transform overnight. Everything changed. Their reports were censored and their investigations were blocked.

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