Construction of the Huoshenshan temporary hospital in Wuhan is under way and it is expected to be ready next week. Photo: Xinhua via AP Construction of the Huoshenshan temporary hospital in Wuhan is under way and it is expected to be ready next week. Photo: Xinhua via AP
Construction of the Huoshenshan temporary hospital in Wuhan is under way and it is expected to be ready next week. Photo: Xinhua via AP

China’s race to build temporary hospitals to fight coronavirus ‘too little too late’

  • Three makeshift facilities are under construction in Hubei, the epicentre of the outbreak
  • But academic says they may be substandard, and specialist treatment centres should already be in place

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Construction of the Huoshenshan temporary hospital in Wuhan is under way and it is expected to be ready next week. Photo: Xinhua via AP Construction of the Huoshenshan temporary hospital in Wuhan is under way and it is expected to be ready next week. Photo: Xinhua via AP
Construction of the Huoshenshan temporary hospital in Wuhan is under way and it is expected to be ready next week. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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