A group of Chinese scholars have urged the government to apologise for the death of Dr Li Wenliang. Photo: EPA-EFE

Li Wenliang: Chinese academics call for justice for coronavirus whistle-blower

  • Authorities should apologise for reprimanding young doctor who died just weeks after trying to alert the world to the dangers of the contagion
  • If Li’s warning had not been treated as a rumour, ‘we would not be in such a mess’, scholars say in open letter to the government
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A group of Chinese scholars have urged the government to apologise for the death of Dr Li Wenliang. Photo: EPA-EFE
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