PHOTOS Cherry blossoms in Wuhan University welcome frontliners who fought against pandemic in Hubei

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Cherry blossoms in Wuhan University welcome frontliners who fought against pandemic in Hubei

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14:00, March 07, 2021

On Saturday, cherry blossoms in Wuhan University welcomed the first batch of frontliners who fought in Central China’s Hubei Province to aid COVID-19 pandemic control efforts in 2020. The more than 200 medical and nursing staff entered the university through the “green channel for anti-epidemic medical and nursing staff” to enjoy the cherry blossoms. (Photos: CFP; compiled by Xiong Xinyi)

In order to express the sincerest gratitude for the medical workers, Wuhan University set up a special “green channel” for anti-epidemic medical and nursing staff this year. Wuhan University also decided to set March 13 and 14 as special days for anti-epidemic medical workers to view cherry blossoms.

Dubbed one of the most beautiful university campuses in China, Wuhan University is famous for its more than 2,000 cherry trees on the Cherry Blossom Avenue, attracting many visitors to enjoy the flowers on Saturday. Wuhan is home to more than half a million cherry trees, covering almost all the various species around the world, according to a report from the Paper.

Xu Chunling (center), a nurse in the department of Intensive Care Medicine at the Second People's Hospital of Foshan, enjoys cherry blossoms at Wuhan University on Saturday.

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