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Contagious panic

This video went viral on Chinese social media.

A man started running to get off a subway in Shenzhen, in southern Guangdong Province.

Other passengers, not knowing what was happening, followed him and rushed out of the train.

But nothing suspicious was found in the train — the panic was for nothing.

The crew advised that passengers should first use the intercom to talk to the crew before panicking in such circumstances.

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Jia Guo

Jia Guo is from the coastal city of Qingdao. She has an M.A. in multimedia journalism from NYU and has worked at Facebook and Bloomberg TV in New York City.