“Wuhan has gradually shut down all transportation channels for entering and leaving the city — no flights, trains, buses or boats. Movements within the city have become highly restricted as private cars are banned from traveling on the streets unless explicitly authorized by the government.” NPR takes you inside (or as close as they could get) to the quarantined zones. The Thinking Behind China’s Quarantines … And (Illegal) Village Blockades.

+ Meanwhile, new cases in China surpass SARS epidemic as infections grow abroad, and WHO calls for emergency committee meeting. Here’s the latest from WaPo.

+ Vice: A disturbing number of people think coronavirus is related to Corona beer. Oddly, that makes me feel a little better about what a disturbing number of people think about American political issues. (On the plus side, I hear you can immunize yourself with a little squeeze of lime juice.)