The Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where a 61-year-old man became the first confirmed fatality from the new virus on Saturday. Photo: AFP The Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where a 61-year-old man became the first confirmed fatality from the new virus on Saturday. Photo: AFP
The Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where a 61-year-old man became the first confirmed fatality from the new virus on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Mainland Chinese authorities to allow two Taiwan specialists to visit Wuhan to gather information on pneumonia outbreak

  • Self-ruled island is not a member of the World Health Organisation but scientists will be allowed to visit under cross-strait medical cooperation agreement
  • China appears to be adopting a more open approach to the new strain of coronavirus – which claimed its first fatality over the weekend – compared with its much-criticised handling of Sars

Topic |   China Society
The Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where a 61-year-old man became the first confirmed fatality from the new virus on Saturday. Photo: AFP The Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where a 61-year-old man became the first confirmed fatality from the new virus on Saturday. Photo: AFP
The Wuhan Medical Treatment Centre, where a 61-year-old man became the first confirmed fatality from the new virus on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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