Communist Party officials in central Hubei province were sacked after Yan Cheng, a teenager with cerebral palsy, was left without adequate care when his father and brother were quarantined for coronavirus. Photo: Weixin

Communist officials fired after disabled Chinese boy died when relatives were put in coronavirus quarantine

  • Party secretary and township mayor sacked; other officials found responsible in death of Yan Cheng can expect to be disciplined, say investigators in Hubei
  • Lack of adequate care for teenager who had cerebral palsy prompts angry comments on social media
Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Communist Party officials in central Hubei province were sacked after Yan Cheng, a teenager with cerebral palsy, was left without adequate care when his father and brother were quarantined for coronavirus. Photo: Weixin
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