China: Wuhan residents mourn deceased coronavirus whistleblower

Residents of the quarantined Chinese city of Wuhan were heard on Saturday playing the 'Theme for Missing' and whistle for coronavirus whistleblower Dr. Li Wenliang who died from the disease two days earlier. The 34-year-old ophthalmologist at Wuhan Central Hospital tried to warn his former classmates on WeChat about the dangers of the new virus on December 30. Shortly after, Li had been taken... Еще into police custody on accusations of spreading rumours. He was then reportedly forced to write a statement admitting to «illegal behaviour». A month after his reprimand thousands of Wuhan residents fell in ill with fever and pneumonia symptoms. Li himself was diagnosed with the coronavirus February 1. The doctor was also unusually young to be afflicted by the disease. According to the officials and researchers, based on the current data, the average age of patients is between 49 and 56.

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