Coronavirus: From Explosion to Zero

Japanese documentary film maker Takeuchi Ryo travels to Nanjing, China, to witness first hand how they deal with the new coronavirus; SARS-CoV-2.

The Chinese authorities have taken extreme measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, measures which include total isolation for some, heavy surveillance and a total lockdown of millions of people.

This documentary explores one such city in China who took extreme measures. In Nanjing, things are still tightly regulated to stop the virus from spreading. A measure which has supposedly stopped COVID-19 completely.

According to official statistics announced by Nanjing city, the number of people infected by coronavirus has gone from 93 to 0 as of 03/08/2020.

But how is it living in a city in total lockdown where a deadly virus always looms in the horizon? Can these same virus prevention measures be taken in the West? Let’s explore Nanjing with Takeuchi Ryo.

Coronavirus: From Explosion to Zero
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  • Release date2020
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  • Director(s)Takeuchi Ryo.