Li Wenliang died in the early hours of Friday morning. Photo: CNN

Coronavirus: Whistle-blower Dr Li Wenliang confirmed dead of the disease at 34, after hours of chaotic messaging from hospital

  • Li was one of the first doctors who tried to share information about the coronavirus only to be reprimanded by Wuhan police
  • Wuhan Central Hospital initially denied reports he was dead, saying he was in ‘critical condition’, before finally confirming he had died
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Li Wenliang died in the early hours of Friday morning. Photo: CNN
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Cissy Zhou

Cissy Zhou

Cissy joined the SCMP in 2019. Prior to that, she has been a producer at BBC News and investigative reporter at CaiXin Media. She is interested in China's politics and economy.