Chinese-Canadians recall struggle to leave the Chinese city at epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak

4 years ago
After days working to secure diplomatic approval, an airplane chartered by the Canadian government has departed Wuhan, the central Chinese city at the epicentre of a global coronavirus outbreak. Canadian nationals Christopher Lan and Annie Wang described the challenges of getting on board the flight that left on February 6, 2020. They are heading to Canadian Forces Base Trenton, where they will be among 176 evacuees spending the next two weeks in quarantine.