According to CNN report, a Chinese doctor, who was among the first to raise a public alarm about the deadly Coronavirus has died after being infected. Ophthalmologists Li Wenliang passed away from the infection at 2:58am.
The Doctor had died of the novel
Coronavirus, but later reported he was instead critically ill. He was declared
dead at 21:30 local time on Thursday 6th February, 2020.
Official media outlets were told to change their reports to say the doctor was still being treated.
Reports said the doctor was given a treatment Li oxygenation) which keeps a person’s heart pumping and keeps their blood oxygenated without it going through their lungs.
Li, a 34-year-old, working in Wuhan, raised the alarm about the virus on 30th December, 2019, but was silenced by local police.
Dr. Li was one of several medics targeted by police for trying to blow the whisweekstle on the dreaded virus.