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62 Year Old Chinese Doctor In Wuhan That Led The Fight Against Coronavirus Outbreak And Treated Many Patients Infected Is Dead 

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A Chinese doctor in Wuhan, the quintessence of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, has been reported dead after treating patients.

According to China Global Television Network, Liang Wudong, 62, was an ENT specialist “at the front line” of the outbreak.

41 people have been confirmed dead so far from the WuhanCorona virus, while nearly 1,300 are infected causing the Chinese government to quarantine about 12 cities, and at least 33 million people. The virus is said to have originated from a wet market, a place where livestock and poultry are sold alongside animals like dogs, hares, and civets.

The number of coronavirus patients are overwhelming to doctorsin Wuhan, with some of the patients wearing adult diapers because they don’t have time to go to the restroom. 

Late Wudong worked at Hubei Xinhau Hospital, which reportedthat he had already retired in March 2019, before dieing on early Saturday.

According to some experts, they believed the Corona virus moved from bats to snakes to people. 

Its further reported that From China, it has spread to close to 10 other countries, including Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Singapore, Nepal, France, Australia, Malaysia, and the United States, where two patients have been diagnosed with the virus after returning from China.

More to that, the overworked medical professionals are indangers besides the coronavirus. 

Reports from the Washington Post revealed that an exhausted 51-year-old doctor, Jiang Jijun, died Thursday in Wuhan from a heart attack while treating patients.

One doctor in Wuhan who spoke to BBC said that local hospitals were “flooded” with thousands of patients, and that there was not enough protective gear for everybody working.

1,200 more medical professionals has been sent to Wuhan by the Chinese government to combat the epidemic and ease the burden on local doctors, reports from The Guardian disclose. China health ministry has also ordered a nationwide effort to identify and immediately isolate suspected coronavirus cases on trains, airplanes, and buses.


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