Floral tributes to Li Wenliang stand outside Wuhan Central Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE

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Dr Li Wenliang: who was he and how did he become a coronavirus ‘hero’?

  • China’s health authorities and the public have offered their condolences over the death of the doctor, whom police tried to silence in the early days of the outbreak
  • The father-of-one was warned off after telling an alumni group about a mystery illness at his hospital
Topic |   Disease
Floral tributes to Li Wenliang stand outside Wuhan Central Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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