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Lessons from lockdown: Cities to share experiences with COVID-19

Seoul hosts a teleconference for mayors of 40 major cities to share their experiences dealing with the coronavirus.

As coronavirus restrictions begin lifting around the world, many countries are looking abroad, to understand the different responses to the pandemic.

While some countries shut down immediately, others had a more relaxed approach.

Now, mayors from 40 cities around the world are sharing their experiences via a teleconference hosted by the South Korean capital, Seoul.

 

Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride reports from Seoul, South Korea.