Hospitals in smaller cities near Wuhan also need fresh supplies of protective medical equipment. Photo: XinhuaHospitals in smaller cities near Wuhan also need fresh supplies of protective medical equipment. Photo: Xinhua
Hospitals in smaller cities near Wuhan also need fresh supplies of protective medical equipment. Photo: Xinhua

In Wuhan’s shadow, smaller coronavirus-hit Chinese cities scramble for medical supplies

  • Stockpiles of protective equipment are running low in places like Xiaogan and Huanggang, little-known cities with millions of people
  • Residents look for sources of disinfectant to clean their homes but lockdowns hamper influx of deliveries

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hospitals in smaller cities near Wuhan also need fresh supplies of protective medical equipment. Photo: XinhuaHospitals in smaller cities near Wuhan also need fresh supplies of protective medical equipment. Photo: Xinhua
Hospitals in smaller cities near Wuhan also need fresh supplies of protective medical equipment. Photo: Xinhua
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