Wuhan coronavirus: American woman filmed evacuation journey, flight – Business Insider
An American woman filmed her journey as he was evacuated from Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus that has killed more than 500 people.
Priscilla Dickey filmed and photographed her journey with her eight-year-old daughter, which included deserted city streets of the quarantined city, her cab driver wearing a hazmat suit, and people wearing masks in the airport.
At one stage before boarding, Dickey says to the camera while wearing a mask: “Now, it’s starring to finally hit me that I’m going to go America.”
The US, like many countries, is bringing home its citizens who are in Wuhan. Its keeping those its bringing home in quarantine in military bases for two weeks.
An American woman evacuated from China as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread filmed her journey and evacuation flight home with her 8-year-old daughter.
Priscilla Dickey filmed and photographed her journey to the US from the city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, which included being picked up by a cab driver in a hazmat suit, deserted city streets, and an airport filled with people wearing masks.
Dickey’s footage, shared with CNN, shows her being driven through the city of 11 million people, which appears almost completely empty as it undergoes a lockdown and its public transport links are severed, and a plane full of masked passengers.
At one stage, before boarding her flight chartered by the US State Department, Dickey says to the camera while wearing a mask: “Now, it’s starring to finally hit me that I’m going to go America.”
She says of seeing health screenings and masked officials in the airport: “I’m just realizing the scope of the situation I’m in.”
You can watch the video in CNN’s report here:
The US, like many other countries, is evacuating its citizens from Wuhan.