A man helps a woman consume a packet of the traditional Chinese medicine Lianhua Qingwen outside a residential compound in Shanghai on April 5. Photo: Reuters
A man helps a woman consume a packet of the traditional Chinese medicine Lianhua Qingwen outside a residential compound in Shanghai on April 5. Photo: Reuters

Sceptics of China’s TCM Covid-19 remedy Lianhua Qingwen face online attacks

  • Complaints lodged after Chinese health platform publishes an article saying the traditional medicine has no effect in preventing infection
  • A leading Chinese neurologist is also criticised for post saying ‘unproven’ treatments inappropriate in pandemic fight

A man helps a woman consume a packet of the traditional Chinese medicine Lianhua Qingwen outside a residential compound in Shanghai on April 5. Photo: Reuters
A man helps a woman consume a packet of the traditional Chinese medicine Lianhua Qingwen outside a residential compound in Shanghai on April 5. Photo: Reuters
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