Covid-19 Outbreak In China — News Updates February 19, 2020

Daily Mail: Another Wuhan hospital chief ‘is infected with coronavirus’ a day after a leading doctor died of the disease

Dr Wang Ping of Wuhan No.8 Hospital has been infected, state media said today
News comes a day after the chief of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital died of the virus
Novel coronavirus has killed seven health workers and infected 1,700 of them
Chinese people have accused officials of trying to cover up the death of medics

Another hospital chief at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak has reportedly been hospitalised after contracting the disease.

Dr Wang Ping, the head of Wuhan No. 8 Hospital, was being treated at the city’s Jinyintan Hospital, state media said today.

Just yesterday, the director of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital died of the disease following ‘all-out rescue efforts’.

Coronavirus has killed seven health workers and infected more than 1,700 medical staff in China.

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Covid-19 Outbreak In China — News Updates February 19, 2020

Coronavirus: China receives protective gear from US as death toll passes 2,000 — SCMP
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Chinese film director Chang Kai and family die from coronavirus — The Guardian
China vice premier says Hubei virus control improving, situation still severe — Reuters
Movement restrictions in and out of China ‘helping contain’ virus — Al JAzeera
China’s virus center vows no patient unchecked as cases fall — AP
Coronavirus: China’s east coast provinces offer chartered transport, rewards to get rural migrants back to work — SCMP
China’s handling of coronavirus is a diplomatic challenge for WHO — The Guardian
Dissent becomes the next victim of coronavirus as China cracks down — The Guardian
China won’t send officials to G20 meeting amid virus outbreak: sources — Reuters
Timeline: How China’s new coronavirus spread — Al Jazeera

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