Third doctor dies of Wuhan coronavirus in ChinaChristian Fernsby ▼ | February 22, 2020
The third Chinese doctor treating novel coronavirus patients has died, local media reported yesterday.
Health in China Peng Yinhua
Topics: Wuhan coronavirus China
Peng died in Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital.
Earlier this month, a senior doctor and a medic died after contracting the virus, also in Wuhan.
Liu Zhiming, 51, the deputy secretary and dean of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital, had contracted the virus while treating patients. He died on Feb. 18.
Among eight doctors who first warned that Wuhan was witnessing a situation similar to the 2003 SARS outbreak, ophthalmologist Li Wenliang also died after contracting the deadly virus.
Peng had delayed his wedding ceremony which was set for Feb. 1. ■