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Hong Kong stocks slip as whistle-blower doctor dies of virus

  • Death toll on mainland from coronavirus hits 636, including 34-year-old whistle-blower doctor
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INTRODUCTION

Happy Friday, traders --

The death of Li Wenliang – the 34-year-old doctor who tried to alert the public about the virus outbreak, only to be reprimanded by local police -- has dampened trading sentiment in both Hong Kong and the mainland. 

In mainland China, the official death toll due to the novel coronavirus is 636 people.

We've got you covered on all the major moves and news in Hong Kong and mainland markets. So come back to see us throughout the day.

-- Zhang Shidong in Shanghai and Deb Price in Hong Kong

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