Wuhan virus: Singaporean husband evacuated home, but wife, infant son stranded in China

The Chinese authorities announced a lockdown of Wuhan early on Jan 23, shutting down its airport, train stations and public transport.
The Chinese authorities announced a lockdown of Wuhan early on Jan 23, shutting down its airport, train stations and public transport.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - When Ms H left Singapore for Wuhan earlier this month, she had seen it as a special Chinese New Year reunion with her extended family there, some of whom had yet to meet her son, who is only a few months old.

She is a Singapore permanent resident and Chinese national, and with her Singaporean husband, had planned to spend about three weeks in Wuhan before returning to Singapore on Jan 24.

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