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
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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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