A leading Chinese doctor investigating the killer coronavirus has admitted he has caught the SARS-like infection. Wang Guangfa, who heads the department of pulmonary medicine at Beijing’s Peking University First Hospital, was part of a team of experts that earlier this month visited Wuhan, where the virus first emerged. ‘I was diagnosed and my condition is fine,’ Dr Wang told Kong’s Cable TV. He said he is receiving treatment and will have an ‘injection’ soon. Dr Guangfa is one of the national experts that previously said the pneumonia-causing virus, which has never been seen before, was under control. And in a further twist in the outbreak, furious families in China have today accused hospitals of not testing patients with tell-tale symptoms. Cases have cropped up across Asia, including in South Korea, Thailand, Japan and Taiwan, with officials yesterday confirming the virus has spread between humans. And in a further twist in the outbreak, furious families in China have today accused hospitals of not testing patients with tell-tale symptoms. Wang Guangfa has been infected with the new virus in China after being part of a team of doctors investigating it in Wuhan, where the virus emerged Dr Guangfa heads the department… Read full this story
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