Wuhan physician at whistleblower’s hospital dies from coronavirus

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A Wuhan physician who labored with coronavirus whistleblower Li Wenliang died of the coronavirus on Tuesday, state media reported.

Hu Weifeng, an urologist at Wuhan Central Hospital, died after being handled for greater than 4 months. He is the sixth physician from the hospital that has died from the virus. Earlier, Chinese media confirmed photographs of him together with his pores and skin turned black because of liver harm.

Wuhan Central Hospital mentioned in February that some 68 employees members had change into contaminated.

The dying of his colleague Li Wenliang in February triggered a nationwide anger in opposition to the federal government as he documented his last days on social media. He was censored by authorities after he warned colleagues concerning the virus in late December.

Other medical whistleblowers on the hospital have instructed Chinese media they had been punished by authorities for talking out.

China’s official dying toll stands at 4,634, nicely beneath the variety of fatalities in much less populous nations.