Many Chinese have found Zhang Wenhong’s presence reassuring since the early days of the pandemic. Photo: TPG/Getty Images
Many Chinese have found Zhang Wenhong’s presence reassuring since the early days of the pandemic. Photo: TPG/Getty Images

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Zhang Wenhong is China’s own Dr Fauci: intelligent, humane and protector against Covid-19

  • Shanghai infectious disease doctor is a household name for leading from the front line and speaking out against excessively harsh lockdown measures
  • His popularity is, in part, because he has not cashed in his position or popularity for financial rewards, says global health observer

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Many Chinese have found Zhang Wenhong’s presence reassuring since the early days of the pandemic. Photo: TPG/Getty Images
Many Chinese have found Zhang Wenhong’s presence reassuring since the early days of the pandemic. Photo: TPG/Getty Images
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