Hospital, Stat

“Construction teams of 7,000 workers with armies of trucks and excavators dug and scraped around the clock to complete the project. The city government is attempting a feat recalling the SARS epidemic of 2003, when Beijing built a hospital in a week.” NYT: China Pledged to Build a New Hospital in 10 Days. It’s Close.

+ Here’s a timelapse video of the hospital being built in a week and a half. (In the US, it takes that long just to fill out a building permit.)

+ The update and latest numbers from CNN. “The coronavirus outbreak has killed at least 362 people and infected more than 17,300 globally … The virus has been confirmed in more than 25 countries … Nearly 60 million people remain under lockdown in Chinese cities.”

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