Police in southwest China have been asked to explain why they punished five medical workers for sharing information about the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: China’s state media calls for police to explain charges brought against ‘rumour-mongers’

  • Newspaper under People’s Daily questions why five medical workers were detained, fined for sharing information about deadly outbreak
  • Police in southwest city of Wenshan issue vague statement saying group’s actions created ‘bad effects’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Police in southwest China have been asked to explain why they punished five medical workers for sharing information about the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA-EFE
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