Children with respiratory diseases receive treatment at a hospital in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Patients often have to queue for limited appointments with doctors at top medical centres. Photo; Reuters
Children with respiratory diseases receive treatment at a hospital in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Patients often have to queue for limited appointments with doctors at top medical centres. Photo; Reuters

Medical parasites: Scalpers prey on sick seeking appointments with China’s top doctors

An online video puts the spotlight on profiteers cashing in on demand for medical consultations

Children with respiratory diseases receive treatment at a hospital in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Patients often have to queue for limited appointments with doctors at top medical centres. Photo; Reuters
Children with respiratory diseases receive treatment at a hospital in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Patients often have to queue for limited appointments with doctors at top medical centres. Photo; Reuters
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