Elderly patients lie on emergency department beds at a hospital in Wuhan on December 28, 2022, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Kyodo
Elderly patients lie on emergency department beds at a hospital in Wuhan on December 28, 2022, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Kyodo

Chinese medical equipment makers criticised by netizens for profiteering from Covid crisis

  • As healthcare-related companies prosper on the stock market, some have been taken to task for raising prices during the current crisis
  • Demand for medical equipment and test kits have surged amid a wave of cases as China stopped publishing infection data

Elderly patients lie on emergency department beds at a hospital in Wuhan on December 28, 2022, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Kyodo
Elderly patients lie on emergency department beds at a hospital in Wuhan on December 28, 2022, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. Photo: Kyodo
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