Hospitals in Wuhan and neighbouring cities are appealing to the public for basic medical supplies as criticism of the local leadership grows. Photo: AFP
Hospitals in Wuhan and neighbouring cities are appealing to the public for basic medical supplies as criticism of the local leadership grows. Photo: AFP

China coronavirus: Wuhan leaders blamed for outbreak spread as death toll rises, hospitals beg for supplies

  • Doctor blasts slow response by local officials while state media reporter calls for ‘immediate’ removal of city leaders
  • Smaller hospitals in Hubei province launch public appeals for medical gowns, goggles and other basic equipment

Hospitals in Wuhan and neighbouring cities are appealing to the public for basic medical supplies as criticism of the local leadership grows. Photo: AFP
Hospitals in Wuhan and neighbouring cities are appealing to the public for basic medical supplies as criticism of the local leadership grows. Photo: AFP
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