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Wuhan will suffer long after virus is gone: 'Battlefield' diarist

Author Fang Fang discusses long-term effect of lockdown in coronavirus epicenter

Novelist-turned-celebrity blogger Fang Fang. 

WUHAN, China -- Shortly after midnight on March 25, novelist-turned-celebrity blogger Fang Fang published the final episode of her Wuhan lockdown diary, called a "battlefield diary" by some. The 64-year-old has been a writer most of her career, but never expected to become one of the nation's most-read bloggers in late January, when she started writing a diary from the epicenter of an outbreak that would go on to become a pandemic.

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